Governor of Crossriver State Appoints 19-year-old as Personal Assistant on Technical Affairs
Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, appoints a 19-year-old ‘Louis Okon’ as his Personal Assistant on Technical (Data Management) Affairs, making him the youngest political appointee in Nigeria.
Okon was amongst the additional 427 aides appointed by Governor Ayade in Calabar on Monday. Those appointed include chairmen and members of boards of agencies as well as special assistants.
Louis Okon is the first of two children to Barr & Mrs Orok Okon from Duke Town in Calabar South local government area of Cross River State.
He holds a Diploma in African Studies, Writing & Rhetoric & Entrepreneurial Leadership from AFRICAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY, Johannesburg, South Africa.
He also Participated in the Sustainable Development and Social Entrepreneurship Session of the Yale Young Global Scholars Program, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; July 2018.
Confirming his appointment, Louis took to his Instagram page to thank the Governor and his wife, Dr. Linda Ayade.
“Earlier today, the Governor of Cross River State, Sir Ben Ayade @sirbenayade, through his Chief Press Secretary, announced me as Personal Assistant on Technical (Data Management) Affairs,” Okon said.
“It is indeed a great honour to me to serve my State and work under His Excellency in this capacity. I am humbled as I prepare to resume work as perhaps the youngest political appointee in our country at age 19yrs. Indeed, my appointment reemphasizes His Excellency’s belief in the youth, and his determination to create a youth inclusive administration and to bring us to the fore of affairs as he seeks to develop our dear State. As I prepare to serve, I am particularly thankful to God Almighty, the Executive Governor and Her Excellency, @drlindaayade for this opportunity, and to Cross Riverians at large. I will always be grateful” he added.
#EndSARS Protest: “The action is patriotic and indicates a collective resolution by young people of Nigeria to see a better nation.”- CERANY
The Centre of Ethical Rebirth Among Nigerian Youths (CERANY) endorses the Legitimacy of Peaceful Protest against Police brutality #EndSARS #EndSWAT.
This was announced with a press release by Chuks Akamadu EQS, the President of CERANY.
According to his statement, “The action is patriotic and indicates a collective resolution by young people of Nigeria to see a better nation.”
However, he commends President Buhari for showing exemplary leadership as a true democrat by assuring the nation that the disbandment of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was just the first step towards a comprehensive police Reform.
Chuks also urged the young people to discontinue the protest and give the government the benefit of doubt to implement what they have promised as it relates to the #EndSARS protest.
He is also proposing the immediate convening of National Youth Leaders Conference (NYLC) whose mandate would be to articulate the concerns of the young people across the country in an objective and realistic manner.
Read the full press release below;
Organization Reaffirms Commitment to Support FG through Youth Employment (Video)
A private organization, ‘Domak Group’ has reaffirmed its commitment to support the Federal Government in creating employment for the youth to move the nation forward.
Mr. Kingsley Azonobi, Managing Director of Domak Shelter Ltd. disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, 9th October in Abuja.
Azonobi said the support initiative was as a result of the organization’s activity to celebrate the 60 years of Nigerians living together as one entity and as most dynamic and innovative people.
In his speech, he said “The journey has been excellent, educative, interesting and encouraging in the sense that we are still together, it is not that easy to hold on to a nation.
“So many elements have tried to break us apart, but Nigeria cannot break, no matter what anybody wants to do, we are one Nigeria and we will remain one.
“It has been a very successful journey so far; the motivation behind Domak empowering youths and the needy is borne out of passion to give back to the country.
“We tried our best to motivate unemployed youths; we just issued employment letters to six youths out of many that we have employed during COVID-19, in spite of many companies shutting down.
“We reviewed our strategies and came up with lots of initiatives to create employment within this lockdown; we have employed not less than 35 youths and other Nigerians.
“We have added a lot of job opportunities to this government and that is what we are here for, to support the government,” he explained.
Azonobi urged Nigerians to always speak positively about their fatherland, adding that negative things come to people who speak negatively, while positive things attract good things of life.
He decried negative messages by people on the social media about Nigeria that portray the image of the country negatively.
“Once you speak positively about your nation, you will get what you speak,” Azonobi said.
Watch Video Below;
Nigeria @ 60: Independence Promo, Invest in your Children- Domak Shelter Ltd.
Nigeria @ 60: Independence Celebration Promo, Invest in your Children
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We at Domak Shelter Limited believe in the future particularly that of our children…We stand for the welfare of our children and believe the future belongs to them.
In line with this celebration, Domak Shelter Limited has roll out “Independence Celebration Promo” an avenue to invest in the future of the next generation “Our Children”.
Domak Shelter Limited is offering 20% Discount to anyone who will buy land or house for children at Domak Garden City, Karshi between October 1st – October 30th.
Domak Shelter Limited is giving away 100 plots each for all the plot sizes and house types at Domak Garden City, Karshi.
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