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    Kalu to host JCI Annual Youth Summit


    Former Governor of Abia State and popular philanthropist, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, will host the 2017 Junior Chamber International Conference and Youth Summit through his foundation, Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation, in Neya Camp, Igbere, Abia State.
    This was disclosed on Wednesday in a statement by Kalu’s Special Assistant, Peter Eze.
    Eze said the event, which comes up between September 15 and 17, will be attended by many youths drawn from the JCI, youth organizations and other prominent Nigerians.
    According to Eze, the aim of the three-day summit is to re-engineer the mindsets of the youths towards productivity, inculcate and promote leadership values among others.
    He further disclosed that the former governor, who also doubles as the Keynote Speaker, will deliver a paper on: “Role of an Active Youth in the Society.”
    In a similar statement, the summit Coordinator, Senator Chibuike Agujobi, has said it is “targeted at providing lasting benefits to delegates, partners, general public and every young person that will take advantage to be part either through physical participation or via any of the social media outlets or television broadcast”.
    According to Agujobi: “Through this summit, young Nigerians will have the opportunity to participate in real-life advocacy, service activities, policy shaping experience, community peace work, that will prepare them for living life in the 21st century and also provide critical workforce readiness skills.”
    Agujobi also explained that by the end of the summit, he is hopeful it will provide inspiration for young people to become “leaders, mentors, educators, advocates and true citizens of Nigeria”.

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