Former NBA athlete returned to Nigeria to become successful entrepreneur (Video)

Obinna Ekezie, Founder of Wakanow, speaks on e-commerce opportunities in Nigeria.
Obinna Ekezie is the Founder of, one of the fastest growing and largest internet travel sites in Africa.

Ekezie is also an Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist at the 2015 All Africa Business Leaders Awards to be hosted in Lagos in October. He recently spoke about quitting basketball after seeing the growing opportunities in his home country Nigeria.

Ekezie left his professional basketball career after noticing the growing opportunities in Africa. While struggling to book a ticket back home to Nigeria, he saw the need to bring the same kind of ease he was used in the West.

Read more: Former NBA athlete retired to become successful Nigerian entrepreneur – CNBC Africa

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