The successes fifty youths recorded in various fields of human endeavour will on October 2, 2016 be celebrated in the 7th Young Achievers Nigeria Award slated for Lagos State.
One of the most celebrated youth event in Nigeria, the Young Achievers Nigeria Award enters its 7th edition this year, and the event will hold in Ikeja, the Lagos State capital, at the prestigious Ibis Hotels on Toyin Street.
Since 2008, the organiser, Youngachieversnigeria.com Magazine, has been celebrating and showcasing Young Nigerian, who shattered the glass ceiling.
According to the publisher of the magazine, Mr. Adeduntan Ibrahim, “This year we are celebrating 50 Uncommon Young Nigerians who will change Nigeria. And we are expecting to have the Hon. Minister of Communication, Mr. Bayo Shittu, and Tunde Fowler, the Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Services, as our Special Guest Speakers, and the theme they will speak on is, “If you don’t think, you will stink.
“Presentation of Awards will commence immediately after the Guest Speakers’ speech.
Young Achievers Magazine had honoured outstanding Young Nigerians that included the youngest PHD holder in Nigeria in 2014, Dr. Hallowed Olaoluwa, from University of Lagos, Best overall graduating student, who was pregnant at 18 but later became the best graduating student in 2014 from Bells University.
This year, among those to be honoured is Ayodele Daniel Dada from Department of Psychology, University of Lagos, who is the first in Africa to break record with C.G.P.A 5.0.
Also to be honoured is the youngest governor in Nigeria, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, and many others.