#YouthEmpowerment: Imo stood still for CubanaChiefprist as he distributes 2,700 smartphones, and 2 cars to Imo youths
The Special Adviser to the Governor of Imo state, Sen Hope Uzodimma on Social Media Influence Dr. Pascal Okechukwu during the #Hope4Imo Valentine Concert distributed 2,700 smart phones and two cars to Imo youths as a way to push them to be better.
Cubana ChiefPriest, who distributed the gifts during the ‘Hope for Imo’ Valentine Concert in Owerri on Saturday, also promised to do and bring better innovations and also support promising carries.
The two brand new Greely cars were presented to Mr Joshua Okeke from Orlu LGA and Miss Blessing Emekwe from Ikeduru LGA, who were winners in the raffle draw, conducted at the venue and picked out by the Governor.
The governor through the SA on Social Media Influence reinstated his commitment to youth empowerment through job creation and called on the youths to help fish out criminal elements disturbing the peace of the state.
The Governor, while making a speech at the event He promised that such event will be replicated in the three senatorial zones of the state so that the technical empowerment would get to all the youths of the state.
In his own words “I have come to give the youths the opportunity to be part of government and governance, to stop unemployment by empowering the youths. My government belongs to you, it is your government.
Imo youths and Imo people in general, will in 18 more months see the magic on development,”
The Special Adviser to the governor on Social Media Influence and organiser of the concert, Dr. Paschal Okechukwu, thanked the governor for his approval of the event.
According to Cubana ChiefPriest, the programme is aimed at making Imo youths technologically sound and bringing them up to speed with their counterparts across the globe.
In his own words “Imo youths are ready now, more than ever before, to work with the governor and contribute their quota to the good governance of the state,”
Mtn Nigeria among other telecommunications companies was also live at the event represented by Mr. Buchi with free Wi-Fi for all in attendant.
The Valentine concert featured musical performances by popular artists like: Flavour Na Abania, Chinyere Udoma, King Saro Wiwa, Ruffcoin Nwa Aba, Acharaman, Dj Neptune, Dj Saquo and many others, anchored my one of the oldest in the job, the formal SA on entertainment during Sen. Rochas’s Government, Hon Chukwunoye Iruona
Also in attendance, included former Gov. Ikedi Ohakim, Speaker Hon. Kennedy Ibeh, Deputy Speaker Amara Iwuanyanwu, Hon. Hamza, SA Youths Eric Uwakwe, Hon. Micheal Crown, Hon. Nwaneri, Hon Njemanze, Hon. Nnaemeka Okafor, Hon. Adannaya Chantel, Charming Prince, FirstChoice, members of the Federal and State legislature, top government officials and business moguls, and many others.
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