African Youth Honors Reverend Samuel Ezeofor

The African Youth Parliament (AYP) has ratified as the winner of its 2016 African Man of Courage Award, Nigerian foremost Priest and the Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Ogbaru, Anambra State, Nigeria, Rt’ Reverend Dr. Samuel Ezeofor.

In a Statement issued by the continental body in Johannesburg, South Africa on Monday, the group through its spokesman, Henry Kelembe said the decision to honor Reverend Samuel Ezeofor, is in realization of his immeasurable contribution to the moral upliftment of the Continent, advocacy for peoples right, Youth employment and empowerment, courage and commitment to the principles of Truth, Equity, Justice and Youth development.

He cited the numerous commitment of the clergy, to Youth development and cause of justice, and particularly the less privileged and his principled posture on issues that affects the welfare of the less privilege within the society, as the basis, for the organisation’s decision to honor Dr Ezeofor.

The group, which is a continental network of Young leaders, Peace builders and social activists, working for African based solutions to Africa developmental challenges says the award is not only to showcase the achievements of the recipient but also to challenge other well-meaning individuals across the continent, towards complimenting government’s effort at making life more meaningful to Africans, particularly the Youth.


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