Personal Advancement seminar series (PASS) is an enterprise development event focused on educating and motivating business owners cum providing a platform for established businesses to leverage on networking and learn new ways of advancing in an increasingly complex business world.
Since 2008, the fundamental principles of business and personal development have been taught to hundreds of participants by speakers who are at the intellectual frontiers of their industries at this event powered by the Pentecost House.
This year’s edition themed, ‘Succeeding Against All Odds’ will feature Gabriel Ogbechie (GMD, RainOil Limited) and Sam Kunu (MD, INSIS).
Mr. Sam Kunu will facilitate a Marketing Masterclass, while Mr. Gabriel Ogbechie will engage participants on the theme of the seminar.
Gabriel Ogbechie is a 1987 graduate of Production Engineering from the University of Benin. He began his early career in Kano as a Factory Engineer in 1989, following which he joined PricewaterhouseCoopers, a leading firm of Chartered Accountants and Management Consultants. In 1992, He joined Ascon Oil Company Limited where he headed the Sales and Operations function. In 1997, he founded Rainoil Limited, a Downstream Oil and Gas Company that has grown from very modest beginnings to a Group with investments spanning Retail, Bulk Storage, Logistics and Shipping.
Mr Gabriel Ogbechie has attended several management courses locally and internationally. He is also a pioneer member of the Lagos Business School Owner Management Programme (Class of 2002). He loves playing tennis and testament to his passion for the sport, Rainoil Limited sponsors several tennis tournaments. He is married to Godfrey Ogbechie and they are blessed with three lovely children.
Mr. Kunu attended the University of Ibadan where he graduated with a B.SC in Agronomy in 1981 and MBA in Marketing in 1998. He began his career in National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company (now Conoil) in 1982 as a Development Officer where he worked until 1985.
He worked in CAPL Plc from 1985 -1995 as Agric Development Manager where he was in-charge of Product and market development. From 1995-2000 he worked in C.Zard as Agrochemicals Ltd since 2000. He served in the Agrochemicals industry, Croplife Nigeria, as Chairman Technical Committee from 1998 – 2004, with responsibilities which included developing training material for the agrochemical industry. He was President of CropLife Nigeria from March 2004 – March 2012.
Sam Kunu has attended several training seminars and workshops in Nigeria and abroad and represented Nigeria in several international meetings. He is a member of the Pentecost House and the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship and enjoys Classical music and Cricket. He is married to Judith Kunu and they are blessed with three daughters.
Registration and Details
PASS 2017 is set to hold at the Pentecost House, Aerodome GRA, Samonda, Ibadan on Saturday, 18th March, 2017. Time is 10.00am. Interested business owners are to register on www.pentecosthouse.org/pass. Only registered participants will be allowed into the event venue. Limited seats are available.