Sterling Bank Plc has partnered with the Bedrock initiative to train young people as part of its contribution to reducing unemployment in the country.

The training session took place during Owerri’s Business Week, held recently under the theme: “Gaining Business Momentum”.

Speaking at the program in Owerri, the capital of Imo State, Division Head, Business Growth and Transaction Banking at Sterling Bank, Mr. Obinna Ukachukwu, offered a bottom-up approach as a possible solution for address Nigeria’s economic challenges.

He said that efforts to solve Nigeria’s problems should be a bottom-up approach, whereby the leaders would begin to revolutionize their thinking and mindset about overhauling the country so that the leaders would not have no choice but to intervene.

Ukachukwu, who was one of the main speakers at the business forum, noted that there are different ways to get things done, including deviating from the conventional way. He urged entrepreneurs and young start-ups to follow their own spirit and keep building.

He recommended young Nigerians to start thinking about building for tomorrow to transform the country, saying “it means you are building your business out of yourself. You don’t need to build a business around you, but free yourself from the business to make your dream bigger than you.

build and improve on what you started.

“Let your business revolve around people and service delivery. Also, you need to grow your business so that it can thrive even after the death of the founder. Think community service above yourself,” he said.

The Owerri Business Week is an annual event organized by the Bedrock Initiative with the aim of inspiring business owners to be competitive inside and outside the country.