The Chief Executive Officer, Pelican Valley Nigeria Limited, Dr. Babatunde Adeyemo, has advised Nigerian students to learn and aspire to be employers of labour and not job seekers in future.
Adeyemo, an anti corruption ambassador, said it is important to identify and catch the entrepreneurial potentials of kids when they are still young and nurture them to full manifestation for the growth and development of the society and nation.
The realtor noted that the reason his real estate firm keeps growing is because he built its activities on integrity, character and quality service delivery.
He disclosed this on Wednesday while featuring as a guest speaker at the Nobel House College Career Day celebration, held at the school premises in Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital
The real estate entrepreneur urged the students to always think of becoming employers of labour, saying that it is one of the surest ways that can help them make the first legitimate millions at their tender age and possibly become future billionaires.
Citing singer David Adeleke popularly known as Davido who was quoted as getting his first multi million naira endorsement deal at age 16 as an example, Adeyemo challenged the younger generation to beat the popular singer’s record as a potential young realtor.
He said, ” I am here today to guide and implore you to see real estate business as an opportunity. However, without integrity and good character, you may have a problem. I have been into this business for over ten years, and I have been honest with my customers. I have not disappointed any of them. My integrity and good character speak for me. Real estate business is lucrative, I started with 2.5 million to the glory of God. We have now grown to be household name.
“I want to urge you to be versatile. When you leave here you are going to the universities of your choice. It is important you have to start developing your integrity and character because it is very important. We have so many personalities who made their first millions at tender age, and you can also be part of them if you are consistent.”
The award – winning real estate practitioner also sensitized students on the importance of real estate in nation building, especially in addressing the housing needs of Nigerians, urging them to go home and enlighten their parents and guardians on why they should consider Pelican Valley as first choice when it comes to buying landed property.
According to Pelican Valley CEO, when such landed are bought in the children’s name, it becomes the most conscious and surest way to secure the children’s future and also put them on the part of been a young realtor.
He said the Pelican Valley Nigeria Limited, a foremost real estate company behind Pelican Valley Estate Laderin, Pelican Brief Estate, Pelican’s Greenish Acres Farm Estate, Pelican’s Ecostay Apartments and Pelican’s Valley Stream -View Estate – all located at the Kobape – Masa axis of Ogun State, specialises in real estate acquisitions and disposition as well as property & assets management, with customers at the centre of its business philosophy.
The realtor said he has helped many sellers get more values for their properties, and buyers find their dream homes, thus bringing his brand to the forefront across Nigeria and the world.
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