TED X Calabar Ends Mentorship Program

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By James Obongha

Pictures from the event.
Pictures from the event.

The Speaker, Cross River State House of Assembly, Hon. John Gaul Lebo has charged youths to braze up to the task as leaders of tomorrow.

He made the call over the weekend while speaking the TED X Calabar mentorship program which held in the State capital.

According to the Speaker, after x-raying the four stages of world revolution, he asserted that “Digital revolution here is your mindset and how you can change the world by just your ideas”.

Advising youths on how to actualize their dreams, John Gaul itemized knowledge, information and technology as the fuel to their dreams saying, “Find out the difference between your passion and your portfolio. People are tired of lamenting that our Government is corrupt, we need this we need that, all they want is a new beginning”.

Also speaking Praise David-Otu emphatically stressed on gender equality stating that girls are the most vulnerable of both sex.

Praise further appealed to the State Government to create a platform for girls to pour out their ideas through innovation.

On her part, Yvonne Ebbi who is a Senior Consultant at the Etiquette Place, charged participants not to see themselves as cheap but important.

Dennis Nkanga who is an Ophthalmologist and a Senior Lecturer at UNICAL enjoined all to always acknowledge God in all endeavors.

Audrey Joe-Ezigbo, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Falcon Corporation decried the rate at which girls and women are oppressed violently in all ramifications, calling for equality among all the sexes.

While concluding, Nnimmo Bassey, an environmental activist stated that “In order to solve the challenges of our present world we have to delve into our memories and minds. The most complicated issues in the world can be solved with the simplest of solution”.

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