Summary of the 3rd Edition of the annual Pan Africa Youth and Talent Summit #AYTSummit2019 Lagos, Nigeria

On Saturday, August 24th, 2019 the 3rd edition of the annual Pan Africa Youth and Talent Summit (#AYTSummit2019) was held at D’Podium International Event Center, Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja Lagos

Rev. Fr. Francis Delivering Keynote Address on ‘The Role of Youth in Building Africa’s Economy’

Speakers and delegates from 6 African countries (Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, and Trinidad and Tobago) between the ages of 18 and 35 attended the summit.

From left, Crystal Cummings, Youth Transformation Association Trinidad and Tobago, Daniels Akpan, UN Youth Ambasador, Mr. Issaka Hanif Bazunu, West Africa Manager, Bayer, Dr. Jide Ayangbesan, Founder~Foundation for Leaders of Influence, and Mute Efe, Tribe Leader, The Leadership Tribe at #AYTSummit2019

Session keynote addresses were delivered by some of Africa’s leading industry experts including Francis Eworo, former Special Adviser to Cross River State, Dr. Jide Ayangbesan, former Secretary to River State Government and Founder, Foundation for Leadership of Influence, Clara Chinwe Okoro, COO Brandworld Media, Mr. Issaka Hanif Bazunu, West Africa Manager of Bayer, and Tumi Phake, CEO Zenzele Fitness Group SA. Hon. Princess Folashade Olabanji-oba Chairman, Deputy Chairmen Association of Nigeria was our Special Guest.

Personal & Leadership Panel Session moderated by UN Youth Ambassador, Daniels Akpan. Members of the Panelist includes, Youth expert from Trinidad and Tobago-Crystal Cummings, Personal & Leadership expert-Mute Efe and, #AYTSummit2017 Ambassador-Mohammed Mustapha Yakubu

The sessions include Personal and Leadership Development, Business Development, and Business Communication.

Business Communication Panel Discussion moderated by Education Advocate, Elvis Boniface.
Other members of the panel from left to right includes, Social media story telling expert, 
Esohe Igbinoba, Session Moderator-Elvis Boniface, Red Media representative, Ifedayo Adeleye, and Dr. Ferdinand Mbah.

Just like in 2017 and 2018, a panel discussion of each session with youth representatives in the various industries was quite interactive allowing participants to join the conversation in the Q&A session.

Hon. Princess Folashade Olabanji-Oba presents AYTS Certificate of Appreciation to the Business Development Panelists
#AYTSummit2019 Cofounders, James O. Jibunma and Onwuka M. Onyeka with Special Guest, Hon. Princess Folashade Olabanji-oba Chairman, Deputy Chairmen Association of Nigeria

The Africa Youth and Talent Summit attracted representatives from Youth-friendly organizations, Some members of the deaf community, teachers, politicians, policymakers, the general public, and media.

The summit featured comedy, arts, and music

Mc Pato was quite an amazing anchor. There was laughing moments and applauds.
Ohikhuemi Ojeabuo Favour, 500L student of University of Lagos speed paints Nelson Mandela in 6 minutes at the summit.

In the end, AYTSNetwork Nigeria was launched as part AYTSNetworks goal to sustain the impact of the summit.

AYTSNetwork Nigeria Membership Card

The #AYTSummit2019 was powered by AYTSNetwork and Proudly supported by Standard Chartered Bank, DSIGate, Paytomat, The Guardian Nigeria, Legitng, Ynaija, Access MBA

Delegates went home with certificates

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