The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF), a Non-Governmental Organization made of young professionals from different fields of human endeavours, that has come together to achieve major objectives towards Nigeria’s development has recognised Capt. Hosa Okunbo for recognition.
The NYPF hailed Captain Idahosa Okunbo for his contribution to the promotion of youth development in Nigeria.
The group also commended Okunobo for his campaign against human trafficking and irregular migration.
The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) has hailed the contribution of a prominent Nigerian, Captain Idahosa Okunbo for his contribution to the promotion of entrepreneurship and youth development in the country. NYPF chairman, Moses Siloko Siasia, made the group’s position known in a statement sent to journalists on Saturday, July 25.
According to him, Captain Okunbo’s benevolence transcends his achievements in business.
“As a well-known and celebrated philanthropist in Sub-Saharan Africa, he has contributed immensely towards the development of education and scholarship, the promotion of entrepreneurship and youth development, as well as poverty reduction programmes.
“Most recently, he has made large donations to projects aimed at the total annihilation of illegal migration and human trafficking of young Africans.
“The menace of irregular migration and trafficking in persons is far more personal to him, because of his understanding of how deep this challenge portends to the economy and the devastating effect it has on families and the society.
“It is for this reason that he singlehandedly partnered and sponsored the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF), which launched an initiative designed to identify young Nigerians and redirect them towards self-reliance and strategic development,” he said.
NYPF said they seek to harness Nigeria’s economic, political and social resources using contemporary managerial and leadership techniques.
“We also aim to support governments at all levels, as well as international organizations, in a bid to build a sustainable future for those we see as trustees and custodians of the future of Nigeria.
“We are committed to developing and implementing projects centred around the 17 Sustainable Development Goals,” the group said on its website.
Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the National Youth Investment Fund (NYIF).
In a statement issued by Barrister Ismaeel Ahmed on behalf of the APC and young stakeholders of the party, the youth noted that the announcement of the fund was well received by young Nigerians, in delight and in gratefulness. Interesting opportunities available on the NPower portal Nigerian youths are ready to take up the mantle of leadership.