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AGSEF (AFRICAN GOVERNMENT STAKEHOLDERS ENGAGEMENT FORUM) is an initiative founded and convened by The Just Ibe Company, The Association of African Startups in partnership with Arielle for Africa and other African stakeholders.

Every year a theme is developed and deliberated upon in an effort to unify practices across the continent across varying STRATA of society.

We want to create a development ecosystem that serves us as Africans as it delivers an environment that breeds creativity, entrepreneurship, collaborations, investments as key drivers to economic growth and development.

Our vision is to transform Africa into a unified global powerhouse by 2063, in alignment with the Africa Union’s blueprint for our continent’s transformation termed “Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want”. We envision a continent that is economically vibrant, socially inclusive, and globally influential, driving sustainable development and prosperity for all its people

Our mission is to serve as a strategic implementation partner for diverse stakeholders across Africa's private, public, and governmental sectors. By fostering collaboration and collective action, we aim to reposition Africa as a unified front for inclusive, economic, and sustainable development.

To design a developmental framework across the different sectors of our economy alongside policy frameworks that will be accepted and implemented across the 55 African countries.

Core Values




People centredness


Our Approach

Involves policy advocacy, capacity building, knowledge sharing and facilitation roundtable discussions among leaders and governmental stakeholders across Africa’s six geopolitical zones.

These forums serve as platforms for collaborative efforts, aimed at co-designing unified solutions in twelve strategic pillars:

Monetary System


- Disaster Recovery
- Internal and external security

Mindset Reengineering

- Formal & informal
- Infusion of history

Infrastructure Development

Agriculture; Operation Feed Africa, Feed the world (OOFA,OFN)

- Cut off imports in 30 years
- Digitization
- Mechanization
- Food processing (Aggressive)
- Exports

Private, Public & Global Partnerships

- Rethink and reshape


Regionalization & Enforcing AFCTA with a view of developing value chains

Collapse borders: One passport for all

Rewrite government policies


Diversity and inclusion

By engaging in these discussions and advocating for policy reforms, we aim to catalyze legislative actions that enhance Africa's unified and collective prosperity. Our approach prioritizes inclusivity, diversity, and equity to ensure that the voices and perspectives of all Africans are heard and valued. We give a voice to every region thus fostering brotherhood, unity, inclusion and diversity. Together in building the Africawe want by 2063. Use collaborative roundtables as a leverage to create African solutions by Africans that can be turned into policy documents adopted by African leaders and stakeholders to truly create a socially and economically viable continent that truly serves its people

Our Team

Just Omomo Ibe


Founder, African Government Stakeholders Engagement Forum

Edith Njage


Co-founder, African Government Stakeholders Engagement Forum

Modupe Adeyemi

Executive Assistant

Jamila Idris

Nana Nwandu

Project manager

Adaobi Whitney

Chief of Finance and Partnerships

Feruz Semere

Chief of Implementation

Chimfunanya Nwandu

Project Manager

Somtochukwu Nwadukwe

Chief Ambassador, African Government Stakeholders Engagement Forum


Just Omomo Ibe is a Multifaceted and Visionary Business leader with a critical focus on rebuilding the African Economy through Entrepreneurship, Education, Youth & Trade.

She is a result-driven, persistent, and determined economic growth and development consultant and a lead consultant at The Just Ibe company with a key focus on Sales, marketing, business communications, sustainable economic development, and digital strategy. As an economic growth consultant, she empowers entrepreneurs through her work with The Association of African Startups, providing them with the tools and knowledge to build sustainable businesses. Her passion extends beyond individual success - she founded the Just Ibe Foundation to directly empower communities and uplift vulnerable populations.

Ibe is a strong advocate for collaboration across the continent. She co-founded the African Government Stakeholders Engagement Forum, fostering dialogue between governments and businesses to tackle shared challenges. Additionally, her One African movement aims to unify Africans and create a sense of continental identity, attracting investment and fostering a collaborative environment for all.

Just Omomo Ibe is currently a certified time management specialist with distinctions from the London graduate school. She is also a certified sustainable development expert from the international business management institute, a certified behavioral economy, and marketing psychology expert, a certified economic growth and development expert, and a certified government economic policy expert. 

She currently serves as a ministry gift through the Kingdom Influencers Global Ministry, an end time apostolic ministry, equipping men to establish the kingdom in the different mountains of influence.

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Adaobi is a seasoned professional with over 13 years of corporate experience across Africa, specializing in business process improvement. She excels at mapping, identifying inefficiencies, redesigning processes, and benchmarking for growth and expansion. As a certified environmental scientist, she co-founded Earthlight International Limited in 2018, focusing on waste management education and recycling operations in Ibadan, Nigeria, while also aiding other recyclers with business support and locally manufactured machines.

In 2022, Adaobi became a co-owner of Elvaridah Consulting Limited, a firm that offers strategic planning and sustainable business solutions to help companies scale. She launched a COO grooming program at Elvaridah's training institute in early 2024 placing them in organizations where they are able to execute on the business owner’s vision driving the team to excellence. Additionally, Adaobi contributes to the tech industry by developing solutions in inventory management, proptech, and fintech. Recognized for her visionary leadership and transformational style, she enjoys traveling, forming partnerships, and coaching SME owners, with her spiritual growth guiding her values and business endeavors.

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A distinguished Serial and Social Entrepreneur, Edith is fervently committed to fostering job creation, entrepreneurship, STEM education, and sustainability amongst African Youth. She is notably recognized for her strategic leadership as a newly appointed Board Member for the AIESEC International Supervisory Group in Canada and as the Chair of Beyond Africa. These initiatives have pioneered inclusive sales systems that empower under-represented groups across Africa, impacting over 200,000 young individuals by facilitating business expansion into new markets including healthcare, education, and technology.

In 2019, She co-founded Arielle Roaring for Africa Ltd (ARFA), a Social Enterprise tailored to support entrepreneurs throughout their business journey. ARFA has already aided over 5,000 entrepreneurs in 11 African countries, leveraging a global network of experts across multiple industries. Additionally, Edith has played a pivotal role in establishing Africa’s Brain Hub, focusing on STEM education and innovative solutions to climate change and financial inclusion.

Edith also serves as vice president of the Hasa Growth Network, providing substantial financial access to African businesses, and is a prolific author and mentor, having written “In the Fullness of Purpose: A Journey of Passion, Purpose, and Pursuit.” She frequently extends her expertise as a Business and Executive Coach and as a Faculty Member for the Association of African Startups, significantly contributing to the upskilling of African entrepreneurs.

She holds a Master of International Business with a major in Disruptive Innovation and a Master of Science in Finance from HULT International Business School, in addition to first-class honors in BBA. Edith’s work, spans 77 different countries worldwide, a testament to her global perspective and diverse expertise.

Beyond her professional achievements, Edith is an avid reader, podcast show host of “The Young Black Female CEO,” and an engaging public speaker, continuously inspiring a global audience of leaders and entrepreneurs.

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Jamila Idris is an entrepreneur with expertise in performance management and organizational development. An alumnus of the prestigious Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship (KIF), she has multidisciplinary experience working in the academia, development sector and public service.

She is passionate about helping high achievers create wealth through Joy, Peace and Fulfillment. Also, she is the creator of the High Performance Accelerator. A unique coaching program that helps entrepreneurs, executives and emerging leaders get the most important tasks done and create desired results without stress, confusion or overwhelm. 

Jamila is a mental health professional and an advocate for mental health awareness. She has coached clients in different and diverse fields including high level entrepreneurs.

She has served in leadership capacities internationally and has served as a member of key government decision making councils.

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Feruz is a driven professional with a diverse background in business administration, entrepreneurship, and cybersecurity. With a passion for empowering African entrepreneurs, Feruz co-founded and currently serves as a board chair and director at Arielle for Africa, a dynamic organization dedicated to fostering growth and innovation in the African business ecosystem.In addition to her work with Arielle for Africa, Feruz has excelled in various roles in the corporate world. Starting as a Business Development professional at SAP, she demonstrated exceptional skills in cultivating relationships, identifying business opportunities, and driving revenue growth. 

The commitment to staying at the forefront of technology and security led her to join Darktrace, world’s leading Cyber AI technology. Currently, Feruz is leveraging her expertise in the cybersecurity industry as a professional specializing in Third Party Risk Assessments at CyberGRX. In this role she plays a crucial role in evaluating and managing the potential risks associated with third-party vendors, ensuring the security and resilience of organizations against cyber threats.

Feruz’s pursued a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Stavanger, where she gained a solid foundation in key business principles and practices. Building on this foundation, she went on to earn a Master's degree in International Business Management with a major in Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship.

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Modupe Rachael-Adeyemi is an experienced Executive Virtual Assistant with a proven track record of supporting C-level executives. With over 4 years of experience in providing top-notch administrative support, calendar management, travel coordination, and project assistance, she is dedicated to helping busy executives stay organized, efficient, and focused on strategic priorities. 

She is also a Tech-savvy Virtual Assistant who thrives in utilizing the latest tools and technologies to enhance efficiency and organization.

She excels at managing digital files, setting up workflows, and integrating various software platforms for tech educators, academies, and coaches.

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