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JCI honours 10 outstanding young persons

The Junior Chamber International (JCI) Nigeria, recently honoured 10 outstanding young persons who emerged honourees in the 2020 edition of the annual JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons (JCI TOYP) in Nigeria.

The honourees were picked after a rigorous screening and voting process from the different categories of the awards programme at the National Convention (NATCON) of the organisation.

The honourees are Elizabeth Nwarueze, Olabanke Subair, Mar’yam Thaoban, Arewa Adesanya, Olugbenga Ogunbowale, Gbenga Adene, Tope Akinyode, Tolulope Olukokun, Olusola Amusan and Adedeji Kowobari.

Oluwatosin Ola-Balogun, chairperson, JCI award and IYD programme, said the ten a war de es have demonstrated rare leadership qualities in their specific fields of endeavours. She added that the recognition will further inspire them to do more in society.

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The 2020 president of JCI Nigeria, Onyinyechukwu Mbeledogu, in her remarks commended the honourees and charged them to continue making an impact in the society. She also thanked the TOYP team, the judges as well as corporate partners for making the event a remarkable one.

It would be recalled that the award process began with nominations by members of the general public, followed by various stages of screening, selection and voting during which the long list of nominees were narrowed down and then this final ten selected.