Saturday 19th October 2019 was a day so phenomenal. At the prestigious Pelican Hall, Pelican International Hotel, Chevy View Estate, Chevron Drive, Lekki, Lagos was the gathering of who is who for the GRAND FINALE of Nigeria’s topnotch Reality TV Show to support young aspiring entrepreneurs, The Young CEO Reality TV Show 2019.
A fiercely contested journey which began on 14th of September with a grand opening and had 25 rising entrepreneurs drawn from diverse fields nationwide but with only top 5 making it to the end, witnessed the parade of stars, experts, business moguls and lavish media professionals in a night of glitter and glamour.
The row call of attendance was sauced with the presence of one of the official headline sponsors, Prince Christopher Nebe, MD/CEO of Phamatex Industries Ltd; who stormed the venue with heavy security detail and the presence of senior executives and CEOs of other corporate sponsors such as AfriOne, Green Lotto Nigeria, NTEL, OHWow Popcorn, Silvertine International Autos, Dabinchi Global Limited, Delaquine Services, Mavin GRANDPA, President of Artiste Managers Association in Nigeria AMAN, Mr Akinpelu, Tochukwu Micheal, CEO Asandrea Fashion, Jossy Vasachy, Chita Agu Johnson, Nollywood Actress, TV Host and Producer, Esther White Bassey, Multiple Award Winning Teen Actress and Producer, families and friends of the hubmates. The Judges, David Agu, CEO Entrepreneur Africa, Chisom Egwuatu, CEO The Vain Stores and Temi Ajibewa, Author, Speaker and Business Coach. The Hosts, Bimbo Abayomi, CEO Messenger Network, Teniola Akinpelu, CEO Afrikan Island Fashion, Nonye Chidolue, Founder CHEGCAF.
The high point was unveiling the winner of the grand prize. Young, Beautiful, Gentle and Intelligent are what describes the personage of Chidera Vanessa Akamelu who clinched the grand prize of 1 Million Naira and a Multi Million Naira Car. The runner ups who emerged were: Josephine Chisom Okonkwo, CEO Odettegrand, Kester Gfella, CEO Light House Entertainment who won an all expense paid trip to Dubai for 1 week holiday and business tour, John Oho, CEO FXTicari INC, Mabel Christian, CEO Belluxury Emporium.
The winner of The Young CEO Reality TV Show 2019 is a thriving entrepreneur and founder of an online store, Trendy Closet By Dera. Chidera is currently studying French as part of her leap towards taking her brand to the world. The epochal show which aired daily for 35 days on DSTV, GOTV and STARTIMES Via NTA 2 CH 5 and ONLINE at www.redcarpetontv.com came to close amidst thunderous ovation and media paparazzi by NTA and Red Carpet On Tv. The
winner is billed to begin her media rounds and courtesy tour alongside her runner ups in few days to come.
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