Minister of Youth, Timi Dakolo, Edo Pikin, Maleke, Others Headline Edo Youth Empowerment Program

Benin City, Edo State – A non-government organization, the Dr. Paddy Emmanuel Foundation, is set to host its highly anticipated Youth Empowerment Program, themed “Advance,” on Saturday, July 6, 2024. The event will commence at 9am at the Cathelea Event Center in GRA, Benin City, Edo state.

In a statement to GbaramatuVoice, the host and founder of the DPE Foundation, Dr. Paddy Emmanuel Iyamu, emphasized the program’s mission to inspire and empower the youth of Edo state. The event will feature a distinguished lineup of speakers and guests, including Olawande Emmanuel Ayodele, Minister of State for Youth, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Titilope Gbadamosi, Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Youth Initiatives; and Dr. Linus Okorie, Leadership Expert.

The program promises to deliver a series of engaging and insightful sessions led by prominent figures such as Timi Dakolo, renowned singer and songwriter; Iroghama Ogbeifun, MD/CEO of Starzs Investment; and Osas Ighodaro, a celebrated actor. Additionally, social entrepreneur Dr. Sonia Agu and singer/songwriter Joytunes Moray will share their experiences and advice, aiming to motivate the youth to pursue their dreams and make impactful contributions to society.

The empowerment program will also feature an array of entertainment to keep the audience engaged and entertained. Performances by popular comedians and entertainers such as MC Edo Pikin, Maleke, MC Casino, and Ushbebe are expected to add a lively and humorous touch to the event.

The Youth Empowerment Program is designed to provide the youth with valuable knowledge, skills, and networking opportunities. Workshops and breakout sessions will cover a variety of topics, including entrepreneurship, leadership, and personal development. Attendees will have the chance to interact with industry leaders, ask questions, and gain insights that can help shape their future endeavors.

Dr. Iyamu expressed his excitement about the event, stating, “This program is not just about inspiring the youth; it’s about equipping them with the tools they need to succeed. We have gathered some of the most influential voices in Nigeria to share their stories and experiences, and I am confident that this will be a transformative experience for everyone who attends.”

The event is open to all youth in Edo State. As the date approaches, anticipation is building for what promises to be a landmark event in youth empowerment in the region.

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