By Emmanuel Peter-
The Managing Director/CEO of Emotan & Piramen Ventures, Ms Emotan Josephine Abureme-Shine, has been honored by MyEvent International, a non-governmental organization with “2019 Industry Excellence in Mining” at the on-going 14th edition of the Abuja international trade fair, organized by the Abuja chambers of commerce and industry (ACCI).
According to the Chief executive officer of MyEvent International, Mr. Miebaka Adoki, the organizer of the award, said the award was to honour well deserving companies, professionals, educators, project managers, consultants, financial institutions, brokers, government agencies, institutions, property developers among others. And equally to support the Small scale and Medium Enterprises (SME) to do more in making Nigeria an economic hub of Africa and to encourage them to continue striving in their various field of endeavor.
Speaking with journalists shortly after receiving the award, Ms. Abureme-Shine, expressed joy and happiness for receiving the prestigious award. Adding that the award came as as a surprise because she never believed that her name/Emotan Ventures was going to be selected among the best and distinguished entrepreneurs. She however, stated that the award will serve as a catalyst for her and the Emotan & Piramen Ventures to work hard in order to develop mining sector in Nigeria and beyond.
“I am extremely happy and delighted, I feel honored to be recognized by MyEvent Business. I can tell you that the mining industry is striving and what we are doing is to enlighting people, and as well encourage them to participate in the open market of the mining industry. We want people and especially the government of Nigeria to seize the opportunity available in the mining sector because the industry is very large for wealth creation”, she said.
Speaking about the Emotan Ventures, Abureme-Shine, explained that she own two companies in which each represents different segment of the mining industry.
“I have two companies, one is Emotan Global, which represent the natural side of the mining and the Piramen. venture, also represents the gemstone side of the mining. So, Emotan Global stands to be like the umbrella of the general mining. We just lunched our facilities here in where we can cut and refine the gemstones. Let me also add that we have facilities where we have rough and pebble stones mounted for general trading”, she added.
She however, called on both state and federal government for partnership so as to move the mining industry forward. Saying the industry has a huge potential for national economic transformation.