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Johnbosco Onunkwo Wins Award As Youth Empowerment Icon

By Igboeli Arinze

In addition to his already feathered hat, it seems that the garlands still keep coming for the feathered hat of Engineer Johnbosco Onunkwo, who recently bagged the Heroes of Democracy Awards as Youth Empowerment Icon of the year.

Onunkwo, a renown philantrophist from Anambra State was recognised amongst the teeming number of nominees for the immense work his foundation, the Johnbosco Onunkwo Foundation had been doing all over the federation in trying to curb the spread of disease, need and illiteracy.

Reeling his citation, Engineer Onunkwo was described by the Democracy Heroes organization as a man who was much commiitted to uplifting the downtrodden and the have nots with his works of philantrophy which it described as commendable.

Receiving the award, Engineer Johnbosco described such a recognition as a humbling one for him and his foundation. He commended the organisers of the award for finding him worthy amongst other numerous diginataries to be recognized by the organization, stating that such a recognition would only spur him to doing more.

The Democracy Heroes Awards is an award ceremony that recognises various individuals for their numerous contributions to the citizenry.

Amongst this year’s recipients were the Governor of Nassarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, Governor of Elite State, Kayode Fayemi, Babatunde Fowler , Head of Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS and the Minister of State for FCT, Hajia Ramatu Tijani amongst others.

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