A lot has been said about Ibadan and its business potentials. But entrepreneurs continue to prefer Lagos to Ibadan in spite of Oyo state capital city’s attractive offers, lighter traffic, peace of mind, lower cost of living and other factors.
But an expert believes that the city of Ibadan has all it takes to have a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem. Stargate Workstation’s Customer Service Executive, told IBPulse the city has a large population, young demography, large landmass and several others to make small businesses thrive.
Hannah also added that the government has a lot to do to help the ecosystem. She mentioned training the people on other business options aside buying and selling.
Furthermore, she recommended setting up a fund that would ensure that entrepreneurs have access to financing in addition to training people on how to successfully run businesses.