Business advice from Billionaire Folorunsho Alakija

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From starting her career as a company secretary to launching one of the most prominent fashion labels, building the largest printing company in Nigeria whose customers included the wife of former Nigerian president, Ibrahim Babangida and finally making a mark as the only prominent female in the competitive and patriarchal oil industry

Folorunsho Alakija, Executive vice Chairperson of Famfa Oil with an estimated net worth of $1.6 billion fortune lies in oil exploration firm Famfa Oil, which is partnered with Chevron and Petrobras on a lucrative offshore oil field.

According to her, “If it’s not the kind of business you would enjoy doing, then you are in the wrong line of business.”

For aspiring entrepreneurs and business minded youths out there, plan, research, set goals and targets, start small but THINK BIG.


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