Nigeria's Dana Air has partnered with Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs (A.Y.E) Reality TV Show as part of its plan to promote and support youth development and entrepreneurship in Nigeria.
While signing the agreement with Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs, Communications Manager of Dana Air, Mr. Kingsley Ezenwa said the partnership with Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Nigeria (AYEEN) is to identify budding entrepreneurs with exceptional ideas and help showcase their potential to the world.
“As a responsible corporate organisation, we are committed to helping young entrepreneurs actualise their aspirations and we believe there is no better way to reduce crime rate and unemployment than supporting initiatives like this.’’ Ezenwa Said.
Reputed for its world-class in-flight service, on-time performance and innovative online products, Dana Air is one of Nigeria’s leading airlines with over 27 daily flights to Lagos, Abuja, Port Harourt, Uyo and Owerri.
The airline has won a couple of CSR awards for its community relations activities and has flown more than 4.5 million passengers in the last eight years its operations.
With 12 million members, A.Y.E unites and empowers young entrepreneurs in Africa to network socially and financially, thereby developing a generation of outstanding entrepreneurs.
It has successfully expanded to 20 African countries including the United States and England with world’s most successful businessmen and women as the trustee honorary members and executives.
In the last four years, A.Y.E has identified, showcased and equipped budding and emerging entrepreneurs with relevant resources to either commence or scale up their businesses.