Air Peace chairman charges youths to challenge selves for success

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By Yunus Yusuf

Lagos – Mr Allen Onyema, the Chairman, Air Peace, has charged youths in the country challenge themselves and strategically position minds in a way achieve .

The airline’s Corporate Communications , Mr Stanley Olisa, said that Onyema gave the advice in a Olisa issued in Lagos on Thursday.

He said that the chairman gave the charge at the 2020 edition of ‘Thinkation’ , a platform where top entrepreneurs recount trajectories motivate the youth.

Onyema advised the youngsters think more of what they could do for country and what their country could do for them.

He implored the participants to start thinking outside the box and ‘breaking the rules’, according to the theme of the .

On wealth creation, the airline proprietor advised the youth to scan their environment for problems and develop innovative solutions to tackle them.

He said, “ does happen overnight but requires a lot of consistency.

“You to critically assess your environment, seek out inherent problems and create reliable solutions to such problems. That’s way to create wealth.”

Onyema said that the motivation behind the establishment of Air Peace was to solve unemployment in Nigeria.

“I was already making enough money real estate; but I wanted to create jobs for many Nigerians.

“I was told that an aircraft could provide multiple jobs, hence, venturing into aviation”, he said.

Onyema also chronicled how peace interventions in the Niger Delta helped to quell the then militancy, which was disrupting oil exploration activities in the littoral region.

According to him, the ‘Thinkation’ is an annual event, organised by the Ubong King Foundation.

This year’s edition featured motivational speeches by actor Richard Mofe-Damijo; comedian Ayo Makun(); founder of Phillips Consulting, Folusho Philips; founder of Century Energy Services, Ken Etete; and other successful entrepreneurs.