OKEOGUN YOUTHS SUMMIT 2017
Preamble: To the glory of Olodumare, the summit held on the 15th of July at Iseyin City Hall as planned. The summit was attended by about 1500 youths from all the 10 local governments and from across the country. Apart from 130 participants who registered online before the summit, 769 others registered at the venue while there were about 400 secondary school students from across the region.
Guest Speakers: Apart from the representatives of youth councils from the various local governments who gave key note addresses , the welcome address was done by High Prince Leye Babalola ,a Chattered Tax Consultant based in Lagos and the Chairman Board of Trustees of the Association;
LECTURES WERE DELIVERED BY THE FOLLOWING;
Dr Sola Adeleke – IITA,Ibadan
Professor – A A Ladele – University of Ibadan
Dr Olofintila – Yaba College of Technology, Lagos
Mr Bayo Adeleke – Non Executive Director, May and Baker Nigeria Plc
Aseyin of Iseyin and Onjo of Okeho also gave key note addresses while Mr Bimpe Aderonmu who represents Dr Ajuwon, the Chairman of OKe- Ogun Development forum also gave a key note address.
Good will messages were taking from the following politicians who were present:
The Deputy Governor, Otunba Moses Alake – Via projector
Mr Debo Adesina
Engr. Remi Olaniyan
Senator Fatai Buhari
Bar. Adebayo Shittu
Professor Adeolu Akande.
About 500 Copies Career Guide Books were distributed free to the secondary school participants
There were also light entertainment from indigenous and youth artists.
Food and drinks were served and certificate of participation was issued to some of the participants while we promised to prepare for the rest in a later date due to unexpected number of participants
There was no any security incident, the program was peaceful and all our delegates returned to their destination peacefully.
We also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Niji Farms Ilero for the training of 60 participants in the act of farming. The training is for 6 Months after which farm lands shall be allocated to them according to their capacity to start their faming career. The association is to pay stipend to the participants in the Agriculture Training for 3 months while Niji farms will pay them for the following 3 months.
THE SUMMIT COST A TOTAL OF N2,085,000 AND WE RECEIVED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE FOLLOWING:
High Prince Leye Babalola – N100,000
Mr Mathew Olaegbe – N100,000
Otunba Moses Alake – N 250,000
Professor Dibu Ojerinde – N200,000
Engr. Remi Olaniyan – N120,000
Mr Isaac Omodewu – N 50,000
Messrs Niji Farms – N50,000
Professor Adeolu Akande –N100,000
Mrs Hannah Ogunesan – N 100,000
Senator Fatai Buhari – N200,000
Hon. Bosun Oladele – N100,000
Oke-Ogun LG And LCDAs – N160,000
Romade Engineering – N15, 000
Eng. Ade Adepoju –N15, 000
Mr Moyo Ajekigbe – N100,000
Mr Debo Adesina – N50,000
Mr Kunle Olawoyin – N15,000
Total – N1, 425,000