Young entrepreneurs from Government Science School, Agaie, Niger state have emerged winners of the inaugural Student Entrepreneurship Activity Hub (SEA-Hub) national competition, News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The competition which was organised by Deuche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on Thursday in Abuja was titled “Securing the Future of Young Nigerians.
Deuche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is a development agency owned by the German government.
Government Model Science School, Bida, came second while Government Secondary School, Township in Plateau came third out of the 15 school that participated.
Earlier, Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba said that it was a privilege to be a part of the laudable initiative and commended GIZ for organising it.
He said that in recent years, gross mismanagement of government institutions and resources plus frustration of young Nigerians in the various institutions of higher learning had been a challenge for young people.
The minister said that the stress on young people and their families, due to economic global meltdown was also a challenge for young Nigerians.