There are women in the Nigerian business world who have and are still inspiring thousands of other women to greatness. As the role of mentorship in self-development can never be overemphasized, you too should get to know some of the women.
They have faced seemingly impossible challenges and succeeded, challenged the status quo in their field of practice and have proven that irrespective of gender, anyone can attain greatness when they put their hearts to it.
On this note, we present to you 7 Nigerian women who came, saw and conquered the world of Nigerian business.
1. Folorunsho Alakija
Listed as the 87th Most Powerful Woman in the world by Forbes as at 2015, Folorunsho Alakija is the epitome of Alpha female in the Nigerian business world. Being the richest woman in Africa, Folorunsho’s incredible rise from being a fashion entrepreneur to owning an oil company and a publishing company is a story that has been retold several times.
One lesson you can learn from this [email protected] lady is to take advantage of opportunities.