Agbolade Omowole, the Chief Executive Officer of Mascot IT, an ICT firm has said that the global economy may be heading towards a recession post COVID-19.
Agbolade who made this known during a two days virtual meeting held by Mascot IT with the aim to help Nigerians navigate through the storm that lies ahead courtesy of COVID-19, disclosed that Nigeria, and the world at large should prepare for what lies ahead of the global pandemic.
According to him, the firm will organize more virtual summits to create awareness on online business opportunities for young people. All the videos are publicly available on the MascotITNG Youtube Channel.
Speaking at the event, Adeniyi Ifetayo, Media and PR consultant to Prince Ned Nwoko foundation owned by the Nigerian Billionaire, international lawyer and Philanthropist, Hon Ned Nwoko, pointed out that, online entrepreneurs should build a strong social media presence and master the art of pricing.
Also speaking at the event, Funsho Akin-Ojo, Executive Director of the Business Success Hour says that in this time of crisis, entrepreneurs can launch out, and position their organization ahead of the curve.
On his part, Ajose Kehinde, a visibility strategist, believes entrepreneurs have to leverage the traditional media, adding that, social media does not rule out the place of traditional media. According to him, traditional media helps to build your credibility and positions you as an authority.
The event was a huge success because of the contributions from 18 speakers who are opinion leaders in their various fields. The speakers include Oluwafemi Olubamibi – the executive director of Bamifemi Arts, Tracy Oyekanmi, Tunde Aderemi, Precious Eniayekan, Dayo Samuel, Dara Oladapo, Bunmi Ajayi, Just Ibe, Victor Tubotamuno, Peace Evans, Esther Body-Lawson, Pat Obilo, Chief Blessing Ovbiye, Abiodun Mabadeje, and Ossai Ovie Success. The event promotion was handled by Amazing B Communications.