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Entrepreneurial Development: Aig-Imoukhuede Launches Internship, Mentoring Programme For Young Nigerians

As part of the global launch of the book; Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa, former Access Bank CEO, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede is offering internships opportunity for five exceptional young Nigerians to join his ecosystem of businesses and philanthropic ventures for a year as interns.

In a statement Aig-Imoukhuede said the key objectives of the programme is to provide an opportunity for young people who possess grit, tenacity and diligence to gain hands-on experience in challenging work environments, developing their skills and knowledge and to learn from Aig-Imoukhuede in regular mentoring sessions.

According to the statement, the internships will be offered to five Nigerians aged between 19 and 26 who either hold a degree or who will graduate at the end of 2021. Outside of these formal criteria for eligibility, Aig-Imoukhuede says, he is looking for young people with grit, determination, a passion to succeed, and the will and drive to work hard to accomplish their ambitions.

“The five interns will join Aig-Imoukhuede, working alongside him and other senior executives, and will benefit from one-to-one and group mentoring meetings throughout the 12-month internship period. The internship programme also comes with a salary.” The statement read.

“I strongly urge young Nigerian to apply for the internship programme. I guarantee that working alongside myself and my team of senior executives will be an edifying and extremely valuable energy- and time-investment. Expect to work hard, learn much and enjoy unrivalled professional and personal growth opportunities.” Aig-Imoukhuede said.

Full details of the Internship and Mentoring Programme can be found at the website of the recently published memoir, Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa. Applications open on Tuesday, April 27 and the five successful candidates will be announced in the second half of May 2021.

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