PREMIERE ELITE ACADEMY OF LEADERSHIP CONCLUDES A TWO DAY NATIONAL LEADERSHIP & SOCIAL INNOVATION BOOTCAMP ON THE THEME: “PROMOTING SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION
In a well attended gathering of potentials from different institutions around the country, the Premiere Elite Academy of Leadership has organized a National Boothcamp with the sole intention of broadening the horizon of boothcampers. This program placed participants on a better scale on the need to become outstanding Entrepreneurs and innovative change makers in their various institutions.
Giving an overview of the Boothcamp, PEAL’s Secretary General – Halous Abubakarr Sow Jr explained to all present the significance of such an initiative. He highlighted few objectives of the boothcamp to which he emphasized the need in participants developing an innovative driven venture mindset, identifying, defining and characterizing problems which they can carefully work on upon completion of the training.
The Distinguished Guest Speaker Leonard Francis Vibbi, a young Sierra Leonean Entrepreneur and change maker who has spent the greater part of his life studying abroad and has now returned to his Kenema hometown delivered a succinct presentation on the Theme: “Promoting sustainability through Entrepreneurship and Innovation. ” Mr Vibbi encouraged participants not to be self centered with what they do but become creative thinkers that will positively contribute to nation building.
As independent actors, he advised participants come together in promoting their innovative skills for a better Sierra Leone. ”
He sited the need that every participant should promote innovation and go beyond borders so that they become great Entrepreneurs.
Making a presentation on Technology and Governance, Adel Bull a second year LLB student at Fourah Bay College who doubles as Director of Program PEAL gave an insight on Accountability, Transparency and Responsibility as major tools one can use in becoming a great entrepreneur. He advised that participants to be focused and innovative wise so as to reach the apex of their desired innovative ideas.
Ayesha Bintu Munu – one of the facilitators of the boothcamp delivered a presentation encouraging participants to be technologically innovative as the world is now an information age. Thus, active attention and commitment should be ensured by all.
The second day of the boothcamp also attracted greater audience with sound mind. Speaking as Distinguished Guest Speaker, PEAL’s Executive Director Jaward Sesay delivered a lecture on the “Capital Investment and Innovative Entrepreneurship.” He highlighted the challenges one face with, yet there are numerous benefits young people can derive from if they are keen on the focus of their desired innovative skills.
Speakers after speakers commenting on the need for young people to live the dream of greater feat. Ibrahim Tejan Fofanah a senior executive member of PEAL emphasized the role technology plays in creating an easy path to the actualisation of ones goal.
Halous Abubakarr Sow Jr who delivered the focus overview of the Boothcamp which also gave participants the opportunity to share their ideas on innovative ideas that can be developed and implemented for the benefit of Sierra Leoneans.
The training came to a climax with an entertainment from one of Sierra Leone’s youngest comedians Olufemi Best Leone and Presentation of certificates to participants from different Schools, organizations, and deserving individuals.
Compiled By Alfred Dravie Parry (KTV Sierra Leone)