The northern states of Nigeria are faced with myriad of economic and social problems and general downturn - ranging from umemployment, under-employment, poverty, poor education and educational systems, lack of industries, among others.
To an entrepreneur and businessman, these problems and challenges are opportunities that can be turned to wealth - only if the northern entrepreneurs and businessmen will alighn their respective business objectives for the collective interest and development of the northern Nigeria.
Arewa Entrepreneurship Conference has a primary objective of providing an interactive platform for the northern business community to network, discuss issues and trends, and create opportunities for all. And contribute to the economics and social development of the north and Nigeria through its programmes and engagements.
In appreciation of these challenges and opportunities that lies within, Arewa Entrepreneurship Frontier Network (AEFNet) convens' Arewa Entrepreneurship Conference - bringing together inspiring and aspiring entrepreneurs, businessmen, CEO's, policymakers and investors from across the 19 northern states and the FCT to delibrate on these pertinent issues in an effort to contribute to the making of a viable and prosperous northern Nigeria.