Steve Babaeko, MD/CEO of X3M Ideas, one of Nigeria’s leading advertising agencies, will be the guest speaker at YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine’s 10th-anniversary lecture today, Saturday, June 19, 2021. Mr Babaeko will speak on the topic “Running a successful business in Nigeria – My experience!” The even will run from 10am to 12 noon.
Other dignitiaries expected to grace the virtual event include Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo will , who is billed as the special guest of honour while former MD/chairman of Pfizer/Neimeth Pharmaceuticals, Sam Ohuabunwa will be the chairman of the day.
Commenting on plans for the day, Azuh Arinze, publisher/editor-in-chief of YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine, , this year’s event means a lot to him and his team.
He said, “The reason being that when we embarked on the journey 10 years ago, it was with so much trepidation and uncertainty. But see how far the Almighty God has brought us. Indeed, we are very, very grateful to Him.
The event, which will be anchored by ace comedian and compere Gbenga Adeyinka, will also see Udeme Ufot of SO&U Advertising; Apostle Anselm Madubuko of Revival Assembly Church; special adviser to the president on media & publicity, Femi Adesina; Bisi Olatilo of Biscon TV; Musician, Lady Onyeka Onwenu; and respected broadcaster Femi Sowoolu giving brief remarks.
Commenting further the publisher noted that “Our plan was to have a big party on our 10th anniversary, but because of COVID-19, which we are yet to totally tame, we have decided to go virtual. We are grateful to all our staffers and supporters, readers and advertisers. Same with all our previous speakers and chairmen like Mr. Biodun Shobanjo, Mr. Udeme Ufot, Sir Steve Omojafor, Dr. Gabriel Ogbechie, Mrs. Nike Akande, Prof. Pat Utomi, Mr. Lolu Akinwunmi, Barrister Taiwo Adeoluwa, etc.”