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Int’l NGO Presents Hon. Anyanwu Best Performing CTC Chairman’s Award

The chairman Caretaker Committee CTC of Etche Local Government Area, Hon. Charles Anyanwu has emerged the best performing CTC chairman in Rivers State.

The award was bestowed on him by the International Association of World Peace Advocates during this year International World Youth Day Celebration in Port Harcourt.

It would be recalled that prior to the award the International Association of World peace Advocates through its local Government Assessment tour led by its coordinator, Amb. Emmanuel Nkweke who doubled as the spokesman of the association had embarked on the assessment tour across the 23 LGAs of Rivers State especially where the CTC chairmen were appointed to select the best chairman and youths that performed creditably for the promotion of peace and youth development in their respective LGAs.

The best performing LGA CTC chairman and the youths of the area would be among those that would participate in the forthcoming 65th annual conference on post 2015 Millennium Development Agenda scheduled for August 27th-29th at the United Nations Headquarters New York.

Presenting the award to Hon. Anyanwu, the International Association of World Peace Advocates spokesman, Amb. Nkweke disclosed that the assessment team of the association was able to tour round the LGAs in Rivers State especially where the CTC chairmen were appointed and found him worthy to be the best for the award due to his performance.

According to him, when Anyanwu assumed office as the Caretaker Committee chairman of Etche LGA he was able to disarm the Etche youths who were using guns to terrorize the people of Etche LGA.

Similarly, Hon. Charles was able to embark on projects abandoned by the previous administration in the area.

Amb. Nkweke who noted that the ceremony was in line with the United Nations International World Youth Day Celebration in every 12th August, adding that the theme of this year celebration is “Mental Health Matters”.

Amb. Nkweke who lamented that governments are not doing anything to improve the live of the youth hence youth restiveness and ungodly activities urged government to give more attention to the youths and advised public to always acquaint government on matters relating to youths to tackle their challenges.

Amb. Nkweke used the ceremony to present eminent peace awards to 9 personalities who have performed well in peace and youth development in their various domains.

He further nominated 25 youth bodies that would participate in the forthcoming United Nations 65th annual conference on post 2015 Millennium Developmental Agenda scheduled for August 27th-29th at the UN headquarters, New York.

Earlier in his speech the chairman of the occasion, Chief Amb. Christian Duruoma expressed delight for being part of the youth day celebration.

He disclosed that the theme of this year was carefully chosen considering the growing trend of religious and political intolerance and extremist ideology that indoctrinate youths into act of cultism, militancy, thuggery and terrorism, appealing that the youths who are the leaders of tomorrow should be given better moral values, civic and academic training to lead and manage the affairs of the state in due course.

In his response, Hon. Anyanwu who was represented by Mr. Uche Nwowa expressed delight for the award, commended the association for recognizing his performance and promised not to relent in ensuring youth development and peaceful environment in Etche LGA.

In his speech, Hon. Zebulun Paul who hails from Etche LGA recalled the good performance of Hon. Anyanwu which include: road constructions and other projects abandoned by previous administrations in Etche LGA.###

 

Emeka Jilly Ejiowhor

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