Former Secretary to the Government of Imo State (SSG) and a refined Imo State politician, Sir Jude Ejiogu was today, May 20, 2017, inducted as 'Patron' by the lmo State Youth Parliament, an affiliate of the Nigerian Youth Parliament, NYP, at a convention in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
In a brief note, the youth body stated that their choice of Sir Ejiogu came after a thorough consideration of his outstanding contributions to youth development in the State in particular.
Describing him as a sound leader of note, the youths expressed confidence that with Sir Ejiogu as the Patron of Imo Youth Parliament, the body stands to achieve a lot as they will tap from his wealth of leadership experience and will get the right direction, inspiration, as well as motivation to function effectively.
Responding, the charismatic Imo son said that he felt proud of the confidence reposed in him by the body. He promised not to betray such confidence, even as he assured them that he will remain ever committed towards advancing the cause of youths of the State.
The event which took place at Immaculate Royal Hotels, Porthacourt Road, Owerri, had other leaders and a number of young people in attendance.