Chidera Vanessa Akamelu Wins The Young CEO 2019 Reality TV Show

Chidera Vanessa Akamelu has won The Young CEO 2019 Entrepreneur Reality TV Show at the grand finale held at Pelican International Hotel, Chevy View Estate, Chevron Drive, Lekki, Lagos.

Conceived as a platform to promote and support young entrepreneurs, who are doing great in their business ventures, the fiercely contested show began on September 14 [2019] with a grand opening, with 25 rising entrepreneurs drawn from diverse fields nationwide. However, as the show progressed, only five contestants made it to the grand finale.

The Judges: David Agu, CEO Entrepreneur Africa; Chisom Egwuatu, CEO The Vain Stores and Temi Ajibewa, Author, Speaker and Business Coach had tough time picking the winner at the event hosted by Bimbo Abayomi, CEO Messenger Network, Teniola Akinpelu, CEO Afrikan Island Fashion, Nonye Chidolue, Founder CHEGCAF.

The high point of the evening was the formal unveiling of the winner of the grand prize. Based on the result, Chidera Vanessa Akamelu beat other contenders to clinch the grand prize of one million Naira cash and a car.

Meanwhile, Josephine Chisom Okonkwo, CEO Odettegrand, Kester Gfella, CEO Light House Entertainment emerged as first and second runner ups and got an all-expense-paid trip to Dubai for 1 week, and a business tour with John Oho, CEO FXTicari INC, Mabel Christian, CEO Belluxury Emporium.

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.

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