New Generation Rivers Youth Summit 2019.
The Rivers State Youth from all the 23 Local Government Area in Rivers State under the umbrella of New Generation Rivers Youth (The First Rivers proponents) held a mega Summit at Ignatius Ajuru University (UOE), Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
The educative summit was a remarkable one with learned resource personels educating the youths on the theme:
“REDIRECTING THE MINDS OF THE YOUTHS TOWARDS PRIORITIZING THE PROGRESS AND DEVELOPMENT OF RIVERS STATE.”
Speaking to DEZ MAYORZ NIGERIA, the convener of the New Generation Rivers Youth, Bright Jossy pointed out the main aims and objectives of the group which is centred on promoting and defending Rivers State.
“….This summit is not a political motivated, no! Elections are over.”
“It’s hightime the Rivers State Youth come together to defend and protect the common interests of the state, hence attract investors to the state ” – Bright Jossy.
“It’s necessary and our obligation to stop demarketing Rivers State, irespective of the political party we belong.
The New Generation Rivers Youth will promote and market Rivers State to the world and also defend it from those who try or want to demarket Rivers State ” – Bright Jossy.
The New Generation Rivers Youth is nominated for 2019 DMOMA Award as one of the proactive organised Youth group in Nigeria.
The Keynote speaker
Prof Okey Oruchukwu (Director, University of Port Harcourt Business School) insisted that Rivers Youth should build on their self reliance and productivity.
He encouraged the youth to acquire skills and think outside the box, as he demanded that politicians should go and build Factories in their respective villages.
Also, Speaking at the summit, the SSA on Social Media Affairs to Gov Nyesom Wike, Hon Marshal Obuzor Marshal Obuzor charges the Rivers Youth to be patriotic in all they do.
“Youth development is very paramount, because when a youth develop him/herself, the state automatically get developed too.”
“Patriotism is necessary (love, commitment).
The Youth should stay away from anything that demarks Rivers State.”
“Create your own niche, be proactive and deliberate as u build your brand on social media with creativity and productivity.
And remember to always think Rivers State first.” – Marshal Obuzor emphasized.
He also revealed how foreign company sponsor a malicious campaign to demarket Rivers State on facebook which the Rivers Government was able to figure out …..
Be consistent and trustworthy -Deputy speaker Rt Hon Edison Ehie tells Rivers Youth.
The Rivers State House of Assembly deputy speaker Rt Hon Ehie Ogerenye Edison has called on Rivers State youth to be trustworthy and consistent in all they do. This he said in the New Generation Rivers Youth Summit convened by Bright Jossy at Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt.
In his address towards the theme of the summit “REDIRECTING THE MINDS OF THE YOUTHS TOWARDS PRIORITIZING THE PROGRESS AND DEVELOPMENT OF RIVERS STATE.”
The deputy speaker of Rivers State House of Assembly Rt Hon Edison Ehie thanked the organizers for putting up such an educative youth summit. In his address he said :
“….Youth bloc is the strongest and most sensitive bloc in the society. It’s hightime the youth position their minds towards development and progress, and utilise the benefits of being a youth maximally” – Rt Hon Ehie Edison.
“The youths in Rivers state should be united and promote the general interest of Rivers State.
We should creatively distinguish ourselves.
And mostly importantly be trustworthy and consistent in all we do” – Rt Hon Edison Ehie.
The resource personels present on the event includes: Prof Okey Oruchukwu (Director, University of Port Harcourt Business School) -Keynote speaker.
Hon Marshal Obuzor (SSA on Social Media to Gov Wike).
Darlinton Orji (Rivers PDP Publicity Secretary) among others.
Nigerian female singer Jikume was also spotted on the event.
The unique summit was hosted by Vice Chancellor of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Prof Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele.
Dez Mayorz Nigeria .