CHANGE LEADER. EDUCATOR. ENTREPRENEUR. ENGINEER. INVESTOR. ADVOCATE.
Facilitating an innovation driven Nigeria, powered by proud citizens with equal access to love, peace, happiness, security and lasting prosperity. On a mission to feed our people, engage proactively in investing their well-being, ideas and future, and solidifying a framework for short, medium, and long term economic development.
FEED OUR PEOPLE
First, we will Feed Our People. We believe that many of our problems, including most corrupt practices stem from people trying to make ends meet, you know, survive. Feeding the people does two things. It starts to restore Nigerians’ hope and trust in their government to provide and protect them, and it gives us an opportunity to collect useful data relevant for improving quality of life.
INVEST IN OUR WELL- BEING
Second, we will Invest in the Well-Being of Nigerians. This is where investments in infrastructure, education, healthcare, security, power and more happens. We have very intricate plans and projects to execute on these. Investing in the well-being of the people is crucial to facilitating economic growth and healing the land.
INVEST IN OUR IDEAS
Third, we will Invest in the Ideas of our people. This is simply investing in entrepreneurship and commerce; in divesting from an oil-driven economy into a more diversified economy supported by manufacturing and exports. This will involve restructuring our school’s curriculum to pair entrepreneurial and STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts & Mathematics) education in measuring critical educational outcomes. It equips our people to be creative, prepared for the workforce, as well as have the capacity to create entrepreneurial opportunities. This will minimize unemployment while amplifying industry and innovation. Our singular goal is to aggressively support small business entrepreneurship and tech entrepreneurship.
INVEST IN OUR FUTURE
Fourth, we will invest in our Future. This will support revolutionary and technological advancements that launch us and Africa into a more competitive future. An innovative edge in Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Big Data, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Space travel, Nuclear energy and forward thinking innovations by Nigerians for Nigeria, for Africa and for the world. For the fourth, We will seek to partner with other African nations in building out sovereign private equity and venture capital funds that will support African innovations.
PEOPLE SAY THE NICEST THINGS
Dean, Grove School of Engineering, CCNY
Chike’s exceptional ability in his field of business, specifically focused on empowering founders from untapped communities sets him apart from his peers as a sought after expert both by government officials (as demonstrated by his invitation to the White House, Albany and recognition by the Mayor)…
Managing Director, National Minority Business Council, Inc.
Chike’s goal to empower untapped communities and trigger economic development by introducing audiences to the rigor and benefits of entrepreneurship, while teaching them to give back to their communities is a model worth emulating and supporting in communities that historically lack the infrastructure…
Lola A. Brown
PhD, Assistant Dean for Research, Weill Cornell Medicine
Mr Ukaegbu has a unique talent in relating to young people and infusing them with the characteristics of self-responsibility, self-empowerment, and hard work – tenets of who we are as Americans. Mr. Ukaegbu not only encourages people to identify their passion and to work tirelessly to see their dreams come to fruition, but also gives them the tools to do so.