Do we need more entrepreneurs in Nigeria?
Nigerians love to celebrate entrepreneurship, and rightly so. It is entrepreneurs that build the little businesses which, if conditions permit, go on to become huge conglomerates, employing thousands. In the United States, small businesses (businesses started by entrepreneurs), employ more than 80% of the working population. Ergo, entrepreneurs are in their own little way, the backbone of the society.
But at the same time, too much of everything is bad, and too much of entrepreneurship, in its own way, can also be, not a very good thing. Too much entrepreneurship can be an indicator that all is not well in the environment where all those entrepreneurs originate from.