By Dandove Nwankwo

Driven by passion and excellence in his relentless pursuit for youth development, empowerment and inclusiveness in socio-political and economic affairs, Amb. Surv. Emeka Obi who is a trained Surveyor and the CEO of leading survey firm, Apex Survey Services strongly believed that well educated and trained youths contribute their skills in almost every sector in a developing economy. They give their services in various capacities.

In one of his selected speeches, Emeka reaffirmed that in nation building, Youths contribute their quota which is dependent on the government to create conducive environment and support young people for improved productivity.

“My journey as a youth leader began when I engaged in identifying the problems of Youths and providing lasting solutions in my community and immediate environment, because I discovered that most young people are interested to make change but has limited education and opportunities to empower them to make impact. Thus the need for me to change the narrative by making literacy a fundamental part of the lives of children while also equipping them with the needed skills for them to thrive in life.

While sharing his story of passion, support for consistent growth, Obi reiterated his undying desire to continue his giant strides for impact and excellence towards the socio-economic and political development of young people.

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In June 28, 2022 when Emeka took the oath of office as the number one commander of Youths in Anambra state as the State Chairman of National Youth Council of Nigeria, his emergence was applauded by many given his antecedents and track record of excellence in youth affairs.

Within few days, he unfolded his leadership blueprint and began engaging Youths in life-changing programs symposium and seminars.

  • Visit to the physically challenged students, Isulo, Orumba North with education materials
    Provision of education materials to schools
  • Among the schools visited were; Central Primary school Mgbakwu, Community Primary School Urum, Egede Primary School Achalla, Central Primary School Oba-Ofemmili, community Primary School Ugbenu, community Primary School Ugbene all in Awka-North Local Government Area.
  • Sensitization program on girl rights
  • Supervision of public projects by the state government
  • NYCN Kings Cup
  • Election sensitization program and Awareness
  • Presents
  • 𝗕𝗲𝗮𝘂𝘁𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗻 𝗣𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗿𝘆 (Maiden Edition)
  • School outreach program on menstrual hygiene
  • Anambra Youth investment summit
  • Waste to wealth seminar
  • Wikipedia training for Igbo user groups
  • POS empowerment with Cash donation from Poolking Global Investment Ltd.
  • Youth empowerment with POS and Cash donation from the Graceland Real Estate
  • Youth leadership retreat
  • Youth business summit
  • Media hangout
  • Local Government ward executives Inauguration
  • Local government Liaison officers Inauguration and more.
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Decorated with flurry of awards for his excellence,

The United Nation’s Youth Ambassador being leader of unwavering dedication, embodies the virtues of wisdom, understanding integrity which resonating deeply with Anambra Youths.

Mgbakwu born Emeka has continued to initiate strokes of innovation under his outstanding leadership with finesse. Being a beacon of hope and excellence, the Youth general has demonstrated his willingness to ensuring positive change by creating platforms to connect Youths to acquire information technological and communication and leadership skills through several partnerships for business development and growth.

Beckoned by destiny, the PhD in view surveyor’s open door policy remains one of the best route to restoring and ensuring that youths regain their rightful positions in nation building via deliberate programs for sustainable socio-economic and political growth.

With your believe that youths of today should be leaders of the present and future, may the years ahead filled with wisdom and sound health. May your years be more.

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