By Yunus Yusuf
He implored the participants to start thinking outside the box and ‘breaking the rules’, according to the theme of the conference.
On wealth creation, the airline proprietor advised the youth to scan their environment for problems and develop innovative solutions to tackle them.
Onyema said that the motivation behind the establishment of Air Peace was to solve unemployment in Nigeria.
“I was already making enough money off real estate; but I wanted to create jobs for many Nigerians.
“I was told that an aircraft could provide multiple jobs, hence, my venturing into aviation”, he said.
Onyema also chronicled how his 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’ Conference 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(AY); founder of Phillips Consulting, Folusho Philips; founder of Century Energy Services, Ken Etete; and other successful entrepreneurs.