Staff Bus Nigeria, a public commuter network service has clinched the grand prize of ₦5million at the Seyi Tinubu Empowerment Project (STEP), Lagos Edition plus a free LCD advertising display of the brand in the Lekki Toll Admiralty Plaza, Lagos and a free office space for six months at ENOV8 Solutions in Lekki, Lagos Nigeria.
The platform which aims to bring sanity to residents in Lagos from home to work and back every day, hassle free beat DriversNG, which was 2nd Runner Up and Meat World , the 1st Runner Up in the competition. The two runners-up will also get a free LCD advertising display of their brands in the Lekki Toll Admiralty Plaza, Lagos, while Meat World would get a free office space for six months at ENOV8 Solutions in Lekki, Lagos.
According to Oludayo Olujekun, Co-Founder, Staff Bus Nigeria, “I feel excited for the future of Nigeria through STEP because young tech entrepreneurs now know the need for using technology for development. This is a wake-up call for tech entrepreneurs and millenials to use this opportunity.”
Mr. Olujekun further expressed his gratitude to the Noella Foundation for the initiative and said the foundation is giving hope to Nigerian communities through its programs. He added that the STEP initiative is already changing the game in the tech sector by providing a strong support for tech startups who solve real life problems through technology in Nigeria.
Noella Foundation provides a platform to empower and encourage youths to become change-makers in society by helping them to identify and use their passion to create solutions that empower Nigerian communities and drive greater economic growth. Through the STEP program, millennials receive business mentorship and networking opportunities to become part of a community of like-minded pioneers in Nigeria’s tech space.
On the STEP initiative, Seyi Tinubu, Co-Founder of the Noella Foundation revealed his passion for the tech sector and said that the right technology, carefully employed is changing the world positively. “Technology is making the world a better place today and this is why the STEP initiative of the foundation focuses on tech entrepreneurs who solve real life issues through their tech innovation,” he said. He further revealed that there would be other initiatives for empowering other sectors under the foundation in the near future.