Professor Pat Utomi, Director,
Lagos Business School and founder, - Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL)
“I’ve found the School of Eloquence as the go-to institution for the learning and mastery of the art of public speaking, especially for highly placed Nigerians in business or politics. I am also the more impressed that its dean, Ubong Essien, brings global best practices to bear having recently become Nigeria’s first Certified Speaking Professional.  I highly recommend it.”
Tekena Koko,
Fidelity Bank Plc.
“Prior to the course, I always had butterflies whenever I had to make a presentation but the training has given me confidence and also reminded me that there are no born speakers. The ability to speak eloquently is acquired. I recommend the course as part of the curriculum for induction programs in various organizations.”
Dr (Mrs) Adesua Atanda,
Learning Manager, - Nigeria LNG Limited
“My learning objectives have been achieved. I now know the structure of public speaking, its pillars and its tools. The delivery method was hands on, practical and interactive. Learning has indeed taken place.”
– Abubakar B. Jijiwa,
Director General, - Voice of Nigeria.
“I’ve learnt a lot of new ideas that will help improve my oratory skills. The interactive nature of the programme was a rich force for impacting knowledge. I will adopt the Essien 3-3 formula!”
Adetoyi Seun,
De Tastee Fried Chicken
“The most interesting thing about the course is that it was practically based. The theoretical parts were well taught and digested, while the practical session was both challenging and interesting.”
Utuama Tuwere Nelly,
H. E. Wife of Deputy Governor, - Delta State.
“The course was quite exciting. I particularly enjoyed the one-on-one experience and the practicals which brought to fore my mistakes and strengths in public speaking. For me the course was worthwhile and I benefitted from it immensely.”
Olaojo Akinola Dada,
Union Bank Of Nigeria Plc
“This course has impacted greatly on my speaking skills, most especially in the area of eloquence such as being fluent, forcible, elegant, persuasive and above all showing and portraying emotions.”
Hon. Baba Yusuf Gishiwari,
Member House of Reps.
“It has impacted on me very well. There is a difference between my presentations of yesterday and that of today. And there is room for me to improve ahead”

Ekuma Eze,
Snr Banking Officer, - First Bank
“The Programme provided profound insight into the art of public speaking and I make bold to say that it was a rewarding experience …thank you for providing such a rare platform for people to discover themselves. I will not hesitate to recommend anybody I feel should be part of the experience.”
Obi Mayen, B.,
Nigerian Maritime Administration - & Safety Agency (NIMASA)
“It’s been of great impact. I will refer to the tips presented in my future preparations and presentations. Please establish interaction with my organization so that more people can benefit from this presentation.”
Engr. Wole Sotire,
Lagos Ministry of Works.
“Very interesting and also thoughtful. I will definitely start practicing the art of public speaking.”
Bamidele Omolehinwa,
LPG Officer, - Oando Marketing Plc
“Class size was perfect. Facilitator knows his onions and inspires confidence. Really impressed with the importance shed on ‘BBC’ (Body, Beginning and Close of public speaking). I’m ready to take on the world.”
Gbenga Araoye,
Branch Manager, - John Holt.
“The 2-Day workshop without any doubt opened a new chapter in my life. I have talked to everybody I came across on how important it is to have a personal encounter with you.”
Yahya Odebunmi Mujidat,
Group Accounts Manager, - De Tastee Fried Chicken.
“I never thought public speaking could be this interesting and educative. All I have to say is thank you very much for helping me to pinpoint my weaknesses and I promise to really work on it because it’s a challenge that I have to face squarely and achieve it once and for all. Once again thank you.”
Falana Olufemi,
Warehouse Manager, - De Tastee Fried Chicken.
“Honestly the training was very interesting and educative. The training has impacted on me very well and there is room for me to develop myself. I really discovered myself through this training.”
Isinkaye Bunmi,
CEO, - Resillinia Ltd.
“This is indeed a master class. I enjoyed it even more in that Mr. Ubong Essien also, unconsciously motivated us to bring out the best of our speaking spirit.”
Fehintola Foluso – Onagoruwa
Network Marketing Professional - Coach/Speaker & MD, Hayil Consult
“Although I have been speaking for 12 years, the School of Eloquence experience is completely new. I learnt how to prepare my speech and put it in the right order. It has also showed me how to have a system that others can feed into. Thanks for being there.”
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