Saturday, 16 September 2017

C’River H/A to support Bridge Leadership Foundation cover more ground on Leadership Training

|Azogor Ideba| 16th, September 2017|

 The Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly Rt. Hon John Gaul Lebo has pledged the Assembly’s support to enable the foundation cover more grounds.

While commending the foundation’s efforts at youth mentorship and training initiatives, the speaker who expressed optimism at the Foundation capacity to positively impact the lives of young people in the state.

Rt. Hon Lebo who gave the charge recently when the management of the foundation visited his office in Calabar observed that there was a startling leadership vacuum which urgently  needs to be filled else the future could be bleak.

He maintained that good leadership was key to a better future calling on the bridge leadership foundation to vigorously pursue its various programmes and projects geared at building young leaders for the future. The Speaker further charged the Foundation to rise up to the challenge of leadership in the society.

Speaking earlier, the Executive secretary of the Bridge Leadership Foundation,   Uchina Achunine said the visit became necessary to enable the foundation solicit the support and cooperation of the Assembly towards it programmes.

He said that the foundation was not resting on its resolve to inculcate good leadership values on the youth while building their capacities to fill the leadership gap currently being experienced in society.

Uchina stated that the foundation had concluded plans to reach out to the young in post primary, tertiary institutions and even government establishments with a view to bequeathing good leadership traits that would forestall the looming leadership catastrophe in the society, adding that the foundation was now poised to render remedial services on leadership for those already occupying public offices and others.