By Johnpaul Anih, 9/3/2021
The foremost Northern Youth socio-political organisation, Arewa Youth Forum has confered on the the Enugu State commissioner for lands and urban development Enugu State Dr. (Surv.) Victor Chukwuemeka Nnam with its prestigious award as Fellow Of Arewa Youths (FAY) in recognition of his deep passion and commitment to youth development and his bridge-building spirit.
In an event that took place at the organisation’s headquarters in Abuja, the forum described Hon Nnam as a patriotic Nigerian who strongly believe in the oneness and unity of the country. They eulogised his spectacular performance as the Honourable Commissioner for lands Enugu State.
Speaking at the event, Hon Gambo Ibrahim Gujungu (FNY) described Hon. Nnam as a true friend of the North and a patriotic Nigerian who has distinguished himself over the years in every circle of life and in every position he has found himself, be it in public and private. He, on behalf of the forum extended their hands of fellowship to him for more engagements that will see to the upliftment of the dreams of our founding fathers for Nation building and development. He stated that the award is purely on merit which is given to persons of unquestionable characters and detribalised Nigerians who have distinguished themselves over the years. He stressed that Hon. Nnam emerged from the list of nominees after meeting all the criteria. He stated that Hon. Nnam is the first and foremost recipient of the award from Southern Nigeria, both old and young.
Responding, Hon. Victor Chukwuemeka Nnam thanked the forum for finding him worthy for the award, describing the award as an energiser that will spur him to do more in the service of his country. He described Arewa Youth Forum as a formidable patner in the project of uniting the nation and promotion of the core values that unite us as a Nation. He used the opportunity to thank the governor of Enugu State Rt. Hon. Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for giving him the platform through which the recognition is birthed. He dedicated the award to NDI ENUGU for their confidence in him which has made him to be where he is today.
The Fellowship Award Conferred on Dr. Nnam was endorsed by the Director General National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Major General Buba Marwa Rtd, described Hon Nnam as a true and patriotic Nigerian. He described the award as a deserving one.
The highpoint of the event was the presentation of the certificate to the Honourable Commissioner for Lands Enugu State Dr. (Surv.) Victor Chukwuemeka Nnam.