Youths converge in Okeogun to discuss strategies on resourcefulness
The Youth in their fields of gender, youth and efforts to create a platform for dialogue and further enlighten of the youths on how to use the potentials deposited in the region to develop themselves and the region would gather at Iseyin City Hall, Iseyin on Saturday July 15,2017 .
Youth woud be drawn from the four corners of the area and the
theme of the summit is “Dreams do come true” which would be organized by Oke Ogun Youth Association, a group of young professionals from Oke Ogun.
The Coordinator of the initiative, Mr Bola Olalere says :
“The focus of the summit is to create a platform for dialogue and further enlighten of the youths on how to use the potentials deposited in the region to develop themselves and the region. Oke Ogun is rich in term of human and natural resources but backward in term of development, we believe development is a thing of mind, we want to re-orientate the mind-set of our younger generations, so as to take their future in their hands”
The summit will feature lectures on ICT, Agribusiness, Education and Entrepreneurship by professionals in the sectors and interactive section with some leaders in the region making meaningful contributions to the development of the region in politics and other sector.
Olalere also disclosed that, the Association has signed an MoU with NIJI farms ilero for immediate engagement of 60 youths in Agric-Business while arrangement is also been made for training of hundred youths in special skills in ICT.
Dignitaries expected at the occasion includes The Aseyin of Iseyin , Onjo Of Okeho , Shabiganna of Iganna , Professor Dibu Ojerinde, the Asiwaju of Oke Ogun, Mr Isaac Omodewu, Oyo State Commissioner for Land and Housing, Mr Isaac Ishola, Commissioner for Environment , Mrs Ogunesan ,High Prince Leye Babalola,Engineer Oluremi Olaniyan, Professor Adeolu Akande ,Senator AbdulFatai Buhari, Professor Ladele , Mr Adebayo Adeleke , lawmakers, council chairmen among others.