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BARR FES EZE EKE Profile

BARR FES EZE EKE

National Legal Adviser

Barrister Fes Eze Eke is a Legal Practitioner of more than 25 years standing and is the Principal Counsel at Onuzuruike Law Chambers. The Law Firm which is headquartered in Lagos with branches in Port Harcourt and Abuja. He is best known for exceptional trial skills and expertise but a large part of his practice is spent advising clients on legal matters. He acts for all manner of clients (both claimants and respondents) from a wide variety of sectors/professions (including financial services, charities, local authorities, retailers, property etc. He is a personality with strong passion for youth development and empowerment. Barrister Fes is using his legal skills and expertise to perform his functions and contribute immensely and positively to the growth and development of YEN. Barrister Eke holds LLM from the University of Lagos having done his LLB (Hons) at the prestigious University of Nigeria in 1990. He is a Certified Member of Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria. He is also a Notary Public of many years standing. Barrister Eke is married with 4 children. He is a devoted Christian and a peace maker.

Young Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (YEN)

What We Do

All the programs of Young Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (YEN) are focused on the Nigerian youth with the sole aim of harnessing their talents for the economic development of Nigeria. Our programs include:

  • Advocacy.
  • Funding.
  • Mentorship & Business Clinic Solutions.
  • Capacity Building & Development.
  • Entrepreneurship Development.
  • Advisory Services.
  • Skills Acquisitions.
  • Training & Consultancy.
  • Industry Research & Information Bank.
  • Trade-Fair & Exhibitions.
  • Professional Networking.
  • YEN Awards.
  • Economic and Entrepreneurship Summits, Conferences, workshops, seminars, town hall meetings, Annual Lecture Series and others.
  • Entrepreneurship Social Events.

Why We Do It

  • To curb the alarming rate of poverty and unemployment amongst Nigerian youths.
  • To reduce the over dependence of youths on the government.
  • To curb social vices, youth restiveness and enhance peace and unity.
  • To enhance and promote entrepreneurship culture and ecosystem in Nigeria that will create sustainable wealth.
  • To support the development of Nigerian economy (GDP) into top-notched economy.
  • To immensely contribute to the actualization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • To create new generational business leaders that will impact Nigeria and the world with disruptive innovations.
  • To create social and economic impact to Nigeria and the world at large.
  • To harness the talents of the youths and give them a clear future.

Aims & Objectives

  • To empower, support and encourage young Nigerians in the participation of entrepreneurship through access to finance, mentorship, entrepreneurship training, networking and technical support.
  • To selflessly champion the cause of young entrepreneurs at the local, regional and national level, through engagement with governments, the media, the public, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • To raise and build future world-class entrepreneurship leaders that will create positive impact to Nigeria and the world socially and economically.
  • To collaborate with relevant government institutions and other organizations in proffering solutions to issues affecting young people in business in Nigeria.
  • To connect, unify and build the capacity of young entrepreneurs across Nigeria, so as to drive trade, advocate for change and enhance the entrepreneurship culture and ecosystem.
  • To be positioned as the sole representative of Nigerian young entrepreneurs in all negotiations’ and consultations with governments and their agencies on matters of policy affecting the conduct and practice of business and entrepreneurship in Nigeria.
  • To promote and protect the professional interests of all members of the organization.
  • To set and improve the standard of services being rendered by entrepreneurs to the general public and as well establish and maintain good relationship with the members of the public.
  • To advocate for policies conducive for creating a strong entrepreneurial culture and ecosystem.
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