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Nigerian start-up, Salubata Technologies, won a cash sum of $10,000 (about N4.2 million) at the Kigali Startup Festival 2022 of the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) in Kigali, Rwanda. The Nigerian enterprise got the prize money after emerging winner of the Green Innovation Guru Award category during the event. The Youth Forum which took place ahead of the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) was themed Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming’.


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Reacting to the win, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Salubata Technologies Yewande Adebowale noted that the brand seeks to curtail the proliferation of plastic wastes by transforming them into shoes that are customized.
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‘‘We wanted to do something that impacts on everyday part of our lives. We’ve always seen plastic waste around us and have always looked for ways to help the environmentWe believe these customizable shoes from Salubata could help stamp out plastic wastes in its entirety.

Yewande Adebowale

The Nigerian youth delegation to the CHOGM 2022 was hosted by the Nigerian High Commissioner to Rwanda Aishatu Musa at the chancery in Kigali. Aishatu Musa congratulated the delegation for representing the country well and hailed Salubata’s innovation as one capable of addressing some of the environmental challenges confronting Commonwealth nations.


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“It is great to see young people from Nigeria doing great things. Nigeria is blessed with lots of talents and the youth are the country’s pride, so I urge you to be passionate about your dreams and aspirations and continue to push them to make the world a better place.

Aishatu Musa

No less than 400 entries were received for the startup awards which had four categories (green innovation, inter-trade, agricultural innovation and digital geeks). One winner emerged from each of the categories.

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This article was first published on 29th June 2022

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