Orogun Kingdom Gears Up for Youth Empowerment at Orogun Youth Arise Conference 2024, February 11

***Ndakara, Igbuzor, Awhefeada, Ogobene, Efe-Nogo, Otu, and others, set to arm the youths with knowledge, skills, and resources essential for thriving in the VUCAD era

Orogun, Delta State

Endorsed by the Okpara-Uku-in-Council and the President-General of the Orogun Kingdom, the Orogun Youth Council, in collaboration with Alliance for Leadership, Equity and Good Governance, will organize the Orogun Youth Arise Conference 2024 on February 11, 2024, in response to the urgent call for the active involvement of Orogun youths in sustainable development.

Guided by the insights of His Excellency, Rt. Hon (Elder) Sheriff Francis Oborevwori, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, and Prof. Sunny Awhefeada, the Orogun Youth Arise Conference 2024 is dedicated to empowering Orogun youths. The transformative event seeks to address the escalating frustration among Orogun youths resulting from the shortage of job opportunities. Aligned with the kingdom’s abundant natural resources and business opportunities.

Sir Monday Oyeme, Deputy Governor of Delta State
“I urge you to encourage youths in this kingdom to get involved in productive and sustainable developmental activities while according all constituted authorities the respect they truly deserve.” -Rt. Hon. (Elder) Sheriff Francis Oborevwori represented by Sir John Oyeme, tells Orogun Youths

A release jointly signed by the President General of Orogun, Chief Barr. Benson Ndakara, and Orogun Youth Council Chairman, Mr. Ovoke Oteri, made available to Oghwoghwa Reporters states that “The Conference seeks to address recommendations from the Orogun kingdom Conference of 2021 and to create a youth-friendly environment in the contemporary Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous and Digital (VUCAD) world, with a central goal of serving as a platform for dialogue and action on vital issues affecting the community’s young population.

Chief Barr. Benson Ndakara, President General of Orogun at the 2021 Orogun Kingdom Conference where far-reaching, Youth-centric decisions were made

“This initiative aims to empower Orogun youths by providing them with the knowledge, skills, and resources essential for thriving in the VUCAD era. Key objectives include engaging youth in critical discussions, reintroducing scholarship programs, establishing an empowerment framework, and promoting networking and collaboration”, the release further said.

Orogun Youth Council
Orogun youths led by Mr. Ovoke Oteri (2nd left), Comr. Hitler Oghenenyerhovwo Romeo.
Assistant Secretary UPU YW WW
and Hon. Aghogho Ononibe have been encouraged by Governor Oborevwori “to get involved in productive and sustainable developmental activities”

The conference will showcase eminent speakers such as Chief Barr. Benson Ndakara, Pastor (Dr) Otive Igbuzor, and Prof. Sunny Awhefeada. Activities encompass panel discussions, interactive sessions, and the launch of youth-centric projects.

Special guests expected at the event include Hon. Matthew Onojighofia Omonade (DTHA, Ughelli North 1), Hon. Sylvester Oniemo Ovbije (DESOPADEC Commissioner), Amb. Dr. Favour Obakoro (SSA on Morals and Diaspora Affairs to the Delta State Governor), High Chief Emmanuel Ogobene (JP), Chief Do-Good O Efe-Nogo (JP), Oruese 1 of Orogun Kingdom, Activist Blessed Ughere (UPU Youth Wing President), while Most Sup. Evang. Akintoye Emmanuel, CAN Chairman, Orogun Unit, would be the Spiritual Father of the day.

Discussants include Amb. Dr. Favour Obakoro, Comrade Hitler OgheneNyerhovwo Romeo, Amb. Dr. Raymond Ugbeh, Mr. Wilson Osemele, Dr. Freeborn Akporugo, Mr. Felix Orogunfere, Mr. Edirin Okpowe, Mrs. Endurance Erhigare, Bro. Pius Okuese, Engr. Ejiro Iwemah, while Comrade Efe Agabi would be the MC/Moderator.

Amb. Dr. Favour Obakoro, SSA on Morals and Diaspora Affairs to Delta State Governor- Special Guest/Discussant

This transformative conference is powered by the Delta State Government, including the Ministry of Youth Development, Bank of Industry, the Office of the SSA on Morals and Diaspora Affairs, The Okpara-Uku-in-Council, Orogun Progress Union, UPU Youth Wing, Christian Association of Nigeria, Orogun Unit, and various community organizations committed to the development and empowerment of Orogun youths like the Ejiro & Otive Igbuzor Foundation, Big-Man Efe-Nogo Foundation, Paul Otu Foundation, Orogun Comrade Community, International Human Rights Commission- IHRC, Switzerland and others, with Oghwoghwa Reporters as media partner.

Event Details

Date: Sunday, February 11, 2024

Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Venue: Orogun Civic Center

The Orogun Youth Arise Conference 2024 promises to be a transformative and impactful event, contributing to the growth and development of Orogun youths. We invite all stakeholders, community leaders, and individuals committed to youth empowerment to join us on this important day.

Official Hashtag: #OrogunYouthArise2024

Orogun Youth Arise Conference 2024: Empowering the Future, Igniting Potential.

About Orogun Youth Council:
The Orogun Youth Council is a dynamic organization dedicated to the empowerment and development of Orogun youths. Working in collaboration with ALEGG, the council aims to create opportunities for the youth to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

ALLIANCE FOR LEADERSHIP EQUITY & GOOD GOVERNANCE (ALEGG) is a developmental non-governmental organization that focuses on Leadership Development, Education, Health, and Agriculture Systems Strengthening; Transparency and Accountability; Governance and Democracy; Peace Building, Conflict Mediation, and Environmental Sustainability; and Equity & Human Rights (Right to Food, Health, Education and Water) was established in 2021 and incorporated with the Delta State Ministry of Youth Development on 12th January 2021 (Edit No.7 of 1985), as a catalyst for community action and development – helping community people to get involved in developmental process by providing skills and capacity enhancement, mentorship and opportunity leverage as to make a difference locally.

Our Vision:
communities system strengthened to empower their rural-urban poor to end inequality, injustices, and poverty.
Our Mission:
To deliver a framework for community and stakeholder engagement, strengthening leadership and community governance system through popular participation for sustainable development

ALEGG acts as developers, executors, enablers, facilitators, advocates, catalysts,s and agents of change by creating a stronger voice for the rural-urban poor and also those of civil societies in mainstreaming a collective action, intervention, and response at communities, state, and national levels using our participatory feedback mechanism.

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