Johannesburg - A Nigerian team has been
crowned winners of the Unilever Africa Idea Trophy 2016.
Team Apex from the West African country won the student
business competition that provides them with a unique opportunity to work on
real-life business challenges.
The competition gives them access to Unilever’s
world-class training and insights from its leaders.
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The winning team of Jennifer Ikeokwu, Olamide Popoola and
Adenkunle Adepoju, and the runners-up (Kwazini Zulu, Bongeka Dlamini and Lilly
Nijila), will represent Africa at the Global competition that will take place
in London later this year.
“The case study we worked on tested our ability to solve
real business problem and conceptualise an engaging and scalable marketing
campaign for one of Unilever’s power brands,” said Ikeokwu from Babcock
University in Nigeria.
“We are excited about the opportunity of
competing against the best in the world and to make our families, countries and
the rest of Africa proud.”
- CAJ News