THE FIRST YOUTH FORUM DECLARED OPEN
The long awaited first Anambra state scout Youth forum scheduled to hold 31st August through 3rd September, 2017 was well attended by the scouts from various Divisional scout councils.
The first and conspicuous youth forum was declared open by the state scout commissioner, Prince Levi Ezeudogu on behalf of the state scout patron, Chief Willie Obiano, Governor Anambra State and the state scout president, Hon. Justice Peter NC Umeadi, Chief Judge of Anambra state.
He thanked the participant and the invited guests for their perseverance towards working to Chief Obiano’s philosophy of doing more with the less.
He acknowledged the presence of the former State commissioner for girls Guide, Mrs Uche Orakwute and Mrs Agbataekwe Nonye, a District commissioner
He therefore, assured the National Chairman, Youth forum, Ogboko Kelvin Igbosotu, that the Anambra state scout council will do the needful to harness the youths and do anything necessary to ensure the progress of this forum for there are a lot of goodies for the forum if they assure its loyalty
The Anambra State Youth coordinator, Nwosu Augustine Kodili expressed his gratitude over the youth forum declared open as the 1st Anambra state youth forum by the state scout commissioner, Prince Levi Ezeudogu.
The national chairman, youth forum was overwhelmed over what he was seeing . He says “I am overwhelmed with what I am seeing. This youth forum has marked the beginning of youth activities in Nigeria, for Anambra state is the first state scout council that has organized the youth forum.”
During the opening ceremony, the principal of Comprehensive secondary School, Nawfia,Chief Ezeamaku Christian was inducted. The principal was introduced at the parade ground as one of the persons helping the state scout council by granting the use of school premises for various scouting activities, ranging from 22nd August 2015 during the investiture ceremony of patron of Anambra state scout council, Chief willie Obiano, Governor Anambra State, to the Basic Training course BTC and this youth forum.
Expressing his gratitude over his induction ceremony at the parade ground Chief Ezeamaku C. says “I was a scout during my primary school in 1970. My group was 18th Aguata group where Late Umeh was the scout master. I re-joined scout at school where my vice principal, Rev Igboegwe was a scout officer. Now, I m re- joining again as an adult” Furthermore, he says “ I will make sure that a scout group is formed in ths comprehensive secondary school, Nawfia.”
The youth forum featured lectures many types of lecture
Election of state officecers was conducted in the presecenc of the National Chairman. The following persons were elected into offices thus
1. Augustine Nwosu kodili- Chairman
2. Uzodimma Mmesoma- vice chairman
3. Oken Mirracle Secretry
4. Emeka Hellen member
5. Ajana Chidimma membrt
6. Okechukwu Onyebuchi member
7. Emeka Steven member
8. Nwofor Julius member
9. Okeke chinedu member