The Igbo Apprenticeship System, known as ‘Nwa Boy’, is Africa’s largest business incubator. Young boys aged 13 and above learn trade skills during a 9 to 13-year apprenticeship. Masters eventually grant them entrepreneurial freedom and startup capital. It’s like an unofficial business school that has created millionaires and thriving businesses across Nigeria and Africa .
Are we really sure that the pros of this system, overweigh the cons?