From Umar Dankano, Yola
A Non governmental organization, Lead Generation Initiative (LGI) is organizing a capacity building training for 500 Youths in the North East on leadership, citizenship and good governance on Tuesday.
National Secretary of the Organization, Ekpa Stanley Ekpa disclosed the development in a press release issued in Yola Monday stressing that as part of its numerous laudable programmes targeted at galvanizing young Nigerians to channel their creativity, skills and energy to nation-building, Lead Generation Initiative (LGI) will on Tuesday 19th October 2021 train 500 young Nigerians on leadership, community organizing and active citizenship.
The event tagged “North East Zonal Get Involved Leadership Summit” will hold in Yola, Adamawa State, and it is designed to have youth leaders and representatives of the LGI from the six states that make up North East geo-political zone of the country as participants.
The theme of the summit is Improving Youth Productivity: a panacea for national transformation. After the training, the participants are expected to go back to their various states to organize Get Involved Leadership Training (GILT) for larger participants at the state, local and ward level.
Some of the dignitaries expected to grace the event are governors from the six states in the North East geo-political zone namely Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe.
Recall that Lead Generation Initiative, a non-governmental, non-partisan and non-profit organization, which was officially unveiled in Abuja on 21st January 2021, has successfully held six different Get Involved Leadership Trainings (GILTs) in six states namely Oyo, Osun, Bauchi, Gombe, Niger and Kwara respectively.
The Lead Generation Initiative’s Get Involved Leadership Summit (GILS) is designed to hold in all the six geo-political zones of the country, one after the other.