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Nigerian Economic Summit Group and High Commission of Canada Nominate Dr Adedayo Osholowu as One of the Emerging Nigerian Entrepreneurs for 2011

Nigerian Economic Summit Group and High Commission of Canada Nominate Dr Adedayo Osholowu as One of the Emerging Nigerian Entrepreneurs for 2011

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Medical Doctor selected by Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) as Emerging Nigerian Entrepreneur for 2011.

NESG selects Dr Adedayo Osholowu as one of the Emerging Nigerian Entrepreneurs for 2011
Medical Doctor selected by Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) as Emerging Nigerian Entrepreneur for 2011.

NESG selects Dr Adedayo Osholowu as one of the Emerging Nigerian Entrepreneurs for 2011

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Dayo Osholowu Medical Practice Group © For Immediate ReleaseFor more information contactCorporate CommunicationsDr Dayo Osholowu Medical Practice GroupP.O Box 52259Falomo Ikoyi LagosNIGERIAEmail
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practice@dayoosholowu.comPhone - +23480370800311
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January 2012Business Editors, Sports and Health Writers
Medical Doctor selected by NigerianEconomic Summit Group (NESG) asEmerging Nigerian Entrepreneur for 2011.
 
NESG selects Dr Adedayo Osholowu as one of the Emerging NigerianEntrepreneurs for 2011.
Dr Adedayo Osholowu, the driving force behind visionary startup Dayo OsholowuMedical Practice Group was selected by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group as oneof the Emerging Nigerian Entrepreneurs for 2011. Osholowu, who conceived hisbusiness idea during a postgraduate course at the University of Capetown, set up theDayo Osholowu Medical Practice just a few months ago, following a successful careerworking as a Sports Physician with the leading international Sports Teams and
 
Dayo Osholowu Medical Practice Group © organizations including the Nigerian National Team and FIFA South Africa 2010 WorldCup organizing committee and Special Olympics InternationalA string of clients have already signed up for the Medical Practice Groups SpecialistSports Medicine consultancy service which co-ordinates the implementation,development and delivery of medical services and facilities for professional clubs,National and International sports tournament organizers. The client list already includesinternational international Teams and tournament organizers such as Dodan WarriorsProfessional Basketball Team, Lagos Rugby 7 Organizers, Special Olympics Nigeria,with the prospect of more national and international sports franchises to follow.In addition, this past month the Medical practice of Dr Dayo Osholowu entered into a
strategic alliance with Lagoon Hospitals Nigeria’s leading private Hospital Group to
license and operate the Dayo Osholowu Brand of Sports Injury Clinics targeted at
amateur, recreational, youth athlete’s and weekend warriors across Africa. Leveraging
his expertise, know-how and track record from providing services to leadingprofessional athletes across the Continent, Dr Osholowu have developed an innovativebusiness model to fill an unmet market need. He operate
’s
and manage clinics inpartnership with the leading hospital groups to reach patients requiring world classSports injury care and exercise Advice to fit their lifestyle needs: an existing andgrowing market across Africa. They are also currently in talks with the leading hospitalgroups in Ghana and Kenya to launch the service in these markets and are activelyseeking management contracts with teams and tournament organizers across thecontinent. With an estimated turnover of over $2 million, Dr Osholowu intends to seek alisting of the medical group on the second-tier securities market (SSM) of the NigerianStock Exchange (NSE) or Johannesburg Stock Exchange in June 2012 and beginconstruction of the Dayo Osholowu Medical Fitness and Wellness Center: a mixed uselifestyle medical mall concept in the city of Lagos Nigeria to open in June 2014.Speaking about his recognition, Dayo Osholowu
said: “It’s fantastic to be
recognized asan emerging
Entrepreneur of the Year for 2011. We’ve had a rollercoaster of a journey
in the past 12 months launching our startup and this honour makes some of thosedifficult moments worth it!
“I have a great team around me working tirelessly to ensure that
the Dayo OsholowuMedical Practice Group does something different, something better, something valuablefor healthcare in Africa. I'm very proud that we are part of what I see as the large teamof Nigerian people that will help Africa
innovate its way out of the tough few years we’ve
always
had.”
 
This year’s
NESG Young Entrepreneurs Forum, held at Oriental Hotel Lekki Lagos on 1December, recognized pioneering and successful young Nigerian businesses across arange of industries, from agriculture to healthcare.The forum was hosted by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and presented a teamof globally successful entrepreneurs, including Dr Issa Odidi, Co-founder and CEO of
 
Dayo Osholowu Medical Practice Group © Toronto Stock Exchange Listed Intellipharmaceutics and Tai Dehtiar, the award-winningCanadian entrepreneur and a recipient of the Ontario Global Trade Award.Speaking to entrepreneurs at the event the Director-General, NESG, Frank Nweke(Jnr), said his organisation supports the ideas, the innovation and the entrepreneurialspirit of Dr Adedayo Osholowu and other Nigerian youths and is determined to unleashthe entrepreneurial potential of young people to generate ideas, expand innovation andcreate jobs and wealth in communities. He said NESG has identified sources offinancial support to young Nigerians who want to start their business.Dr Adedayo Osholowu is a Fellow of the 2010 Nigerian Economic Summit Group YouthForum.XXXX
About the Dayo Osholowu Medical Practice Corporation (DOMP Corp)
In October 2011 we entered into a strategic alliance with Lagoon Hospitals Nigeria’s leading private
Hospital Group to license and operate the Dayo Osholowu Brand of Sports Injury Clinics targeted at
amateur, recreational, youth athlete’s and weekend warriors across Africa. Leveraging on the expertise
and know-how of its founder and our track record from providing services to leading professional athletesacross the Continent, we have developed an innovative business model to fill an unmet market need. Weoperate and manage clinics in partnership with the leading hospital groups to reach patients requiringworld class Sports injury care and exercise Advice to fit their lifestyle needs: an existing and growingmarket across Africa. We also retain our primary business of providing independent medical services forprofessional teams and tournament organizers in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. We are also currently intalks with the leading hospital groups in Ghana and Kenya to launch the service in these markets and areactively seeking management contracts with teams and tournament organizers across the continent. Withan estimated turnover of over N200 million, we intent to seek a listing of the companies on the second-tiersecurities market (SSM) of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in June 2012 and open our own Dayo

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