EFFORTS are in top gear for the maiden edition of Oke Ogun Youth Summit tagged Iseyin 2017.
The summit, which is being organized by Oke Ogun Youth Association, a group of young professionals from Oke Ogun, will hold between July 14 and 15 2017 at Iseyin City Hall.
According to a release, signed by Bola Olalere, Chairman, Planning Committee of the Summit, the aim of the summit was to organise young people of Oke Ogun origin by creating a platform for them to learn from successful people, to network among one another with the guidance of the elders, to learn new things that will be beneficiary to their community and to share their hopes and concerns about the human development of the region.
Olalere added that the emphasis of the summit will be on human development and developing a youthful mind that is confident, daring to set goals and going for it passionately till success is guaranteed.
“We believe that our community will develop in all areas when we have many successful individuals with high self-esteem, daring and visionary, hence the theme for the summit, “Dreams Do Come True.” Yes, we believe that dreams do come true but we also believe that unless we take positive actions, pursuing the dream with determination and learning at the feet of the real successful people from our community (not only from books) dreams don’t become reality through magic,” he stated.
He further said that the association has contacted many successful individuals from the region who have agreed to speak at the summit.
He therefore, encouraged young people from the region to plan to attend the summit, which he said, would go a long way in helping them in their career and setting new agenda for an overall development of the region.