By Chris Onuoha
Chairman, Big Church Group, Dr. Olakunle Churchill Oladunni has bagged the African Youth & Governance Champion AYGC award for Entrepreneurship, Agriculture and ICT, held in Abeokuta, Ogun State last week Wednesday 9, 2017.
Dr. Oladunni who was recognised for his youth empowerment initiatives has over the years championed a course in the capacity development of youths across Africa continents.
The award which includes a conference titled; “HARNESSING AFRICA’S DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND THROUGH INVESTMENTS IN YOUTH”, based on the themes of the previous AYGC that spanned from 2009 to 2017, in its 9th edition was organised by youth group from different African countries under the umbrella of African Youth and Governance Conference, in recognition of youth empowerment initiatives by discerning Africans.
The event attracted young and enterprising entrepreneurs across Africa and diaspora with an interactive session with youth experts providing opportunity for the youthful participants to probe critical global issues relevant to youth development in Africa.
The conference which connects to about 35 African countries had other highlights that include magnificent display of various African traditional music and dance by the different countries culture, presentation of award to Big Church Group boss who received the award in company of his mother, Mrs. Oladunni and members of his team and also, a creative art work of Dr. Olakunle Churchill drawn instantly by one of the youth participants.