Dr Gideon Avar, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NOBIS Eye Centre, Jalingo, on Thursday urged young people especially entrepreneurs to imbibe the virtues of honesty and faithfulness to enable them succeed.
Avar, who is also the founder of Mag NOBIS Table Water in Jalingo and a mentor to emerging young entrepreneurs stated this in an interview with newsmen in Jalingo.
He explained that the two virtues have catapulted him to a height he had never imagined, adding that he was recently honoured with the Prestigious Institute of Management Consultants(IMC Nigeria) and the International Council of Management Consulting Institute(ICMCI), based on his track records.
“The awards were presented to me on Wednesday by the former Minister of Eduation, Prof Jerry Agada, who is the President of the Governing Council of the Institute at Rockview Hotel in Abuja.
“I feel honoured because it was a pleasure for me to sit and discuss with directors, heads of government agencies and captains of industries in Nigeria during the award ceremony.
“I want to call on young people to be faithful and trustworthy in all they do y guiding principles in business and life in general revolves around these two key principles.
“I dedicate these awards to my family and staff of NOBIS Eye Centre and Mag NOBIS Table Water as well as our esteem customers who have been there for us because it wouldn’t have been possible for me to come this far if not for their support.
“For us at NOBIS, we are growing our businesses by leveraging on other people who have trusted us over the years.
‘I therefore, enjoin people especially the youth to be focused and faithful in all they do and God will help them to succeed,” he said.
Avar, an Ophthalmologist in charge of NOBIS Eye Centre, Jalingo has successfully managed the hospital and other businesses and has employed many young people.