Iconic legal figure and politician, Hon.Ned Nwoko call on Nigerian leaders to support the development of the Nigerian youths in their quest to use their innate potentials and other natural endowments to advance their course in the society.
The DST. Sen. Elect, Nwoko made the call in his Abuja Abuja office on Friday,the 10th May, 2019 when he received members of the Local Organising Committee of the yearly comedy fiesta, Laff-it-off with Onome, Hon. Owoko who affirmed that he is particularly thrilled that young Nigerians have beginning to use their talents to create value that attracts financial patronage across the globe.
In his words,the Idumuje-Ugboko Prince and busines magul cum politician per excellence said:
“I will continue to offer my support to people like you in what you are doing. I have watched handful few of you and I know that you are really good at your stuff. You can always get better. Our boys are doing well in the arts everywhere across the globe. Outside the shores of this country, we have got theatres where the same people perform daily,yet their people continue to appreciate what they do and the artistes keep getting better. We,in fact,all our leaders must learn to encourage and support our own in order to get better.” He said.
Earlier, while stating the reason for the team’s visit,Chairman of the LOC of the yearly programme and National Convener of United Summit Friends, Michael Matthew,said many young Nigerians had been inspired by the professional excellence and philanthropic gestures of the Senator-elect and former Member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives to toe the path of hard work that was devoid of any personal dent, fraud or official sleaze.
Matthew further unveiled the choice of Hon.Nwoko as the Special Personality and Brand Patron of this year’s Laff-it-off-with-Onome-Da-Saint event scheduled for Sunday,the 26th of May at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.
The stand-up act and originator of the programme,Onome Ohwodo said his brand had in the past few years uses its Shows to support the work of charity usually aimed at providing information and help to those suffering for Asthma and Allergy, including underprivileged children with talents. The celebrated Master of Ceremonies used the occasion to request the support and cooperation of the British-trained lawyer,who,he said,deserved nothing other than the team’s best wishes and prayers in his new phase of political office and marital union.
Among those who were part of the visit were Chijioke Onuoha,Director of Logistics as well as Nkem Anyata-Lafia ,Director, Media & Publicity of the Local Organising Committee of the 2019 event.