Five Nigerians have been recognized by Forbes Africa in its “Class of 2017 30 under 30” They are considered to be among 600 of the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers in the world.
They include Muktar Onifade, 26, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, 26, Edikan Udiong, 29, Shakeela Tolasad Williams, 29 and Nasir Yammama, 27. Yammama is into AgriTech, Williams is into the sales of hair extensions
Onifade is into fashion designing and styling. Udiong is into weight loss supplements and Aboyeji into FinTech. According to Forbes, the average age of the class is 27 with the average age of women who make up 33% of the class being 28.2 while the average age of men is 26.4.