Inspiring Youths Africa Magazine to honour Jonathan, 100 South-South entrepreneurs



By Margaret Tyamm

Inspiring Youths Africa Magazine is to honour some Nigerians who excelled in leadership and entrepreneurship in the South-South region of the country, its Executive Director, Mr Jeremiah Agala, has said.

Agala said in Abuja that the award would go to those who excelled and inspired others.

The executive director said that the 100 nominees for the award had contributed immensely to the growth of the youths and national development.

According to him, over the years exemplary and inspiring leaders have not been given the right recognition in the region.

“Hence it feels like we are only in the news for the wrong reasons.

“We are celebrating their roles in championing the course of excellent leadership and enterprise, their distinct patriotic zeal toward youths and grassroot development, nation building.

“Their in-depth knowledge, unbiased and balanced understanding of the Nigerian leadership situation, their impact in proffering solutions to the many challenges facing the region and the nation at large and for the platform created for youth’s inclusiveness,” he added.

He said those to be honoured by RestLogic Nigeria and Inspiring Youths Africa Magazine cut across the private, public, professional and entertainment sectors.

Agala said nominees for the awards include former President Goodluck Jonathan, Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege, Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta,Prince Clem Agba, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning of Nigeria,Dr  Betta Edu, APC National Women Leader.

Also ,Dr Askia Ogie, MD/CEO DESOPADEC, Sen. Albert Akpan Bassey, Prince Ned Nwoko, Sen. Jarigbe Agom, Dr Elvis Abuyere, Chairman/CEO Skywise Group.

Others to be honoured are;
Barr. Azibaola Emmanuel Robert (FNSE) Sen. Stephen Odey Ph.DH,on. Helen Akarogbe ,Dr. Chioma Onoshakpor, Prof. Chris Imumolen and Prince Ned Nwoko

The award ceremony will hold on Nov. 10, in Uyo during the second edition of the South-South Emerging Youth Leaders Conference.

The conference is expected to bring together over 700 youth leaders from across the South-South for an interface with the awardees.