The stage is finally set for the 2nd edition of The Cross River State Young And Emerging Political Leaders Forum (CRYEPL), the largest convergence of young people in Cross River State with a view to chat a new course in politics for themselves, the state and the Nation.
The conference is expected to take place for the first time at the Calabar International Convention Centre (CICC), located at Summit Hills, Calabar on the 29th June, 2018 by 9am.
The maiden edition of the summit which held in November, 2017 at the Pearl Ball Hall of Transcorp Hotels, Calabar had the Senator representing Central Senatorial District of Cross River State; Senator John Owan-Enoh speak on ‘Political Leadership, A Call To Serve.’
Theme for this year’s event is tagged: ‘The Deciding Factor,’ and will focus on “Political Development; Governance And Clamour Of Youths In Politics.”
Over 2000 participants across the state will gather for the Summit. Youths, employed and unemployed, technocrats, entrepreneurs, innovators, policy makers, government functionaries as well as the media, will meet at the one-day event which is aimed at inspiring positive actions and promoting existing political orientation of young and emerging politicians in the state and Nigeria’.
High profile personalities confirmed for the event are former Kano State Governor; Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Chairman Senate Committee on Finance; Senator John Owan-Enoh, Cross River INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner; Dr. Frankland Briya. Others include: Baffa Saleh; Executive Director of Initiative For Transparency And Accountability, Annkio Briggs; Environmental & Human Rights Activist, & Founder Agape Birthrights, Uche Chuta; Deputy Managing Director, NPL Advisors & Founder VaultNoir, Ariyo-Dayo Atoye; Development & Communication Expert, and Founder, Adopt A Goal For Development, Prince Kassim Afebua; Spokesman to Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, Journalist, Entertainer, and Rights Activist; Charlie Boy, as well as Preacher and Public Affairs Analyst; Rev. Olu Martins.
This year’s event will also feature as one of its activities, presentation of The Mary Slessor Award for Excellence to young Cross Riverians who are using their skills and abilities for the development of the state and the Nation.
The Cross River State Young And Emerging Political Leaders Forum is a Mac-Donald Peter Ayangbe project; and is proudly powered by Hit 95.9 Fm, Calabar.
Interested participants can call 08134315241/07037213058 for sponsorship and reservations.
Free transportation to and fro the venue.
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