Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Ambassador Sanders & Former Nigeria President Obasanjo Hold Joint Book&SME Event

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo held a joint book signing event with Dr. Sanders at his Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Nigeria. The event was combined with Sanders holding discussions on the importance of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) for African women. The attendees at both the book signing and 2-day discussion and conference were potential women entrepreneurs, women already leading their small businesses, startups, and those with just ideas or seeking support from other women. In addition, the former President and Ambassador exchanged, respectively signed copies of their books with each other -- "My Watch - Now & Then," by Obasanjo &
 "The Rise of Africa's Small & Medium Size Enterprises"      

by Sanders (see pic below). President Obasanjo's incredible three volume book is about his impact on democracy in Nigeria and his life serving twice as the nation's head of state. Sanders' book is about the impact of Africa's SMEs on the Continent's development, with chapters focused on the role of women SMEs, education, and some vignettes about how her diplomatic career drove her interest and support for first income-generating projects, and in the early, SMEs,before both the term and role SMEs became as fashionable and important as it is today.
(A FEEEDS BlogSpot).