The people and government of Abia state will on Wednesday, April 24 2013 play host to thousands of youths in the first ever Abia youth empowerment summit tagged A-YES.
According to a statement by the commissioner for Information and strategy, Dr. Eze Chikamnayo, the initiative will be the first time in 20 years that Abia youths will assemble in unity to celebrate security, stability and prosperity ushered in by an acknowledged icon whose transformational impact on Abia state has been widely celebrated.
The commissioner said the summit; a three-pegged event will witness a lecture, award of people empowerment tools (buses, cars, tricycles etc) and a gala night. He said the lecture tagged “1st Ochendo Youth Lecture” will be delivered by the governor of the central bank of Nigeria (CBN), mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi at 10 am on April 24 2013 at the Michael Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia.
The Information boss stated that mallam Sanusi will speak on youth empowerment as panacea to insecurity.
He further revealed that the award ceremony and gala night which will be graced by a galaxy of Nigerian artistes are scheduled for Umuahia township stadium in the afternoon and evening of April 24 2013.
The administration of Chief Theodore Orji therefore invites all Abians and Nigerians to witness A-yes, a legacy of innovativeness and tenacity of purpose.
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