The Nigeria Youth Parliament an initiative of the United Nations, which is the apex youth legislative body in the country, domiciled in the National Assembly, Abuja, on Monday bestowed its “Icon of Global Youth Development” award on Mr Seyi Bamigbade a politician and Publisher.
Speaking at the presentation of the award, the Chairman Southwest Caucus of the Parliament, Hon. Odun Akinyele said that Seyi was selected following his verified philanthropic and humanitarian gestures which have given hope to several hopeless and impacted commendably on the lives of the downtrodden particularly youths.
He said “we picked Seyi because, as a foremost, highly reputable and unblemished leader who has carved a niche for himself, he dedicated his time to the issue of Youth Development in Nigeria.
He added that Seyi’s stand on offering Tuition-Free Scholarship into High Institution is extremely commendable and “we have asked him to continue to do the good work for the benefit of the Nigeria Youth.”
Responding, Comrade. Femi Olaoye, President of Nigeria Youth Council, Agbada Odo Oke Local Council Development Area, who represented, Seyi Bamigbade appreciated the award, saying we must join hands to support government and advised the youths to be an ambassador for peace and unity.