In a gesture consistent with his commitment to raising future leaders, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, the Chairman of Coronation Group, recently hosted a delegation of MBA graduates from Oxford University to an enriching evening of insightful conversations and mentoring moments.
The evening offered the group, led by Ms. Tochi Ginigeme, comprising graduates from Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America, a unique platform for participants to gain valuable perspectives on leading in life, career, and business, post-MBA.
Aig-Imoukhuede emphasized the importance of applying deep academic knowledge to make a meaningful difference in the world, aligning perfectly with Coronation Group’s mission to provide transformational solutions for Africa’s challenges and position Nigeria as Africa’s premier financial market.
“We are grateful for the rare opportunity to draw from Mr. Aig-Imoukhuede’s wealth of wisdom, collected through years of shaping African financial markets, building world-class businesses and philanthropic organisations,” Ms. Ginigeme noted.
Aig-Imoukhuede commended the participants for their outstanding achievements across diverse fields, while urging them to embrace innovative thinking and unwavering resilience in the face of challenges, drawing on leadership insights from his experiences captured in the bestseller, “Leaving the Tarmac.
“The true worth of education and exposure lies in the positive impact we create in the lives of others.” remarked Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede. “It is inspiring to witness the next generation of leaders who are enthusiastic about making a positive impact. We are dedicated to bolstering such endeavours and nurturing an environment where knowledge is not merely acquired but also harnessed for the advancement of society,” the he added.
This event, highlighting Aig-Imoukhuede’s dedication to leadership development, aligns seamlessly with his broader initiatives. Under his leadership, the Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation, a public sector-focused philanthropic organisation, has awarded 32 scholarships to future public sector leaders to enable them to undertake a Master’s degree in Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, each worth over £50,000. Through its various capacity-building programmes, the Foundation has also helped train nearly 400 public servants and aims to reach 3,000 of the country’s top public servants by 2030.