Ex-lawmaker gets appointment on Global Entrepreneurship Festival Board


Former House of Representatives member, Hon Shina Peller, has been appointed as a member of the event board for the Global Entrepreneurship Festival holding from 11th to 13th, November 2024 at Entrepreneurship Village, Akure, Ondo state. 

According to a letter signed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Entrepreneurship Village, Sunil Santanam, on the board with the former federal lawmaker were E-Village CEO, Sunil Santanam, President of Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Dr. Summy Smart Francis, Executive Director on Innovation & Partnership, Dr. Joy Smart Francis, Director of Strategic Alliances at the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

The letter gave names of others as Prof Emeritus Stephen Read, author and professional journalist, Dustin Planthot, Executive/Leadership Development Consultant, Nancy Taiye Aragbaye, President of Omnichannel Global, Jim Jurewicz and American producer, Chloe Arnold.

Others are remarkable entrepreneur Sylvia Maseko, Member of IFBIC, Aloke Sharma, a Nigerian  Culture and Tourism Icon, Wanle Akinboboye, Founder, Lacampgne Tropicana, CEO MJF Travel & Tour, Bukky Enuha, Development Consultant, Arif Kazanci, Global thought leader, Louisa Akaiso, CEO Agile Communications, Rufai Ladipo, Career Expert, Janice Coleman and others. 

Hon Peller while responding to the appointment said he is delighted to get involved in the E-Village project, and to be appointed as a member of the Event Board for the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Festival. 

The lawmaker stressed that E Village, which is often regarded as Africa’s Silicon Valley, is designed to revolutionize the entire education system and establish a comprehensive ecosystem for young talents, creativity, startups, technologists, artists and the Nigerian youth. 

The Ayedero expressed gratitude for the management of the E Village for finding him worthy of the new role and promise to work harmoniously with other members of the board to make the event a success.