As Nigerian celebrates 60th independence anniversary,eminent personality including Hon Akinwole Akinwale, Com. Ishola Olateju Tolu Ibitola, Olumide Aderinokun, Taiwo Adesanya and Segun Adebiyi were honoured for their contributions to the socio economic development and youty empowerment.
The award which was organized by Shake Global, Economic Empowerment and Social Initiatives was held at International Conference Centre University of Ibadan.
Seyi Bamidele, the Chief Covener of the programme said the initiative was geared towards redefining youthful leadership in a post covid 19 world, as there is much to be done in terms of youth participation in leadership and Governance.
He said the choice of the awardees was based on their roles in the enhancing positive development of Youths in their domain.
The Head of Faculty Purple Training & Consulting and Faculty, LAUTECH Business School, Dr Kuro John Ngoboh in his paper called on Nigerian youths to get economic value and avoid complacency in their role in governance and leadership.
Speaking on a topic: The role of Youth in Governance and Leadership in a Post COVID-19 World” Kuro stressed that youths should create their own narratives, channel creative energy alright and positive activity as this is necessary in the growth of a new nigeria economy. Hence, youths can bring together the global digital health community to collaborate and engage in the prioritization, adoption and acceleration of digital health technologies for a better governance.”
The chairman of the ocassion, Barr. Wale Ojo, said the purpose of the event is to discuss how we can bring together the global digital health community to collaborate and engage in the prioritization, adoption and acceleration of digital health technologies for a better governance