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Int. Girl Child Day: Nkanu Youth Council Pads over 4000 Girls, Awards Scholarships to 50 Students

*Enugu* By Johnpaul Anih, 11-10-2020

In Commemoration of this year’s International Girl Child Day, the Vice President of Nkanu Youth Council, Comr. Jennifer Onovo on Friday embarked on awareness creation, on the streets of Enugu metropolis with the theme “PAD A GIRL CAMPAIGN”

The sensitisation campaign which started at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu North LGA of Enugu State, with a Solidarity Walk and Road Show, through Ogui Road-Presidential Road- New Layout-Ozalla High School, attracted notable political stalwarts to include the Executive Chairman of Enugu North LGA, Hon. Emeka Onunze, Chief Nwabueze Nnamani of Nkanu West, HRH. Igwe Crescent Okafor, Chief Dr. Mrs Munachimso Ebele Nweke, Mrs. Miriam Delima, Hon. Vincent Ozougwu (Deputy Mayor of Enugu North LGA), the Leadership of NANS Zone B & Enugu JCC, amongst others

The Council Chairmen made commendable Cash donations to Nkanu Youth Council in support her Academic Empowerment Initiative called NKANU YOUTH COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP BOARD (NYCSB) while one of the Matrons of the Organization, Chief Dr. Munachimso Ebele Nweke Sponsored the Scholarship of 50 Secondary School Students of Ozalla High School.

NKANU YOUTH COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP BOARD (NYCSB) is an Education oriented organ of Nkanu Youth Council set up to eradicate illiteracy through the annual Empowerment of thousands of Nkanu Youths, Academically.

The Vice President of the organization, Comr. Onovo Jennifer expressed joy and satisfaction over the success of the Program

Consequently, the President of the Organization Rt. Comr. Monday Diamond A. appreciated the Executive Governor of Enugu State, Rt Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Gburugburu) for His immense support so far, towards the foremost Youth Organization and for the provision of an enabling environment in Enugu State. The President also commended his Vice, the Organizing Committee and other Members of the Executive Council for their zeal, Coordination and proactiveness. He, on behalf of NYC, thanked the Sponsors (Mayors of Nkanu West and Enugu North, Munachim Foundation,WASHFID, Lady Care, Town Crier Initiative and other Non Governmental Organizations for their kind support and selfless service to the Girl Child and Humanity

“We heartily appreciate the Enugu Comrades who came out to passionately show us solidarity, may God bless you immensely for your volunteership towards Service to mankind”

“And all those who contributed in one way or the other towards the success of PAD A GIRL CAMPAIGN”

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