By Teide Emomotimi
The Special Assistant to the governor of Delta state on political matters, Comrade Ozobo Austin has graced the inaugural ceremony of Egbema Youth Council, EYC, in Warri on Sunday.
The Okowa’s aide who was honoured as guest of honour in the Sunday 15th May, 2022 event at EGCDF Secretariat in Warri, called on Egbema Kingdom leaders and youths for collaborative effects to enable the new EYC leadership to achieve its set goals.
The newly sworn-in executives are listed as follows, Comr. Kelvin City Eferusuoa,president General, Comr. Daniel Aaron, vice president General, COMR GOVERNOR EKPOKEME STEPHEN, General secretary, Comr. Michael.K.k. Ejemi nat’l PRO.
Others are Comr. Ominijei Gbefayefa Henry, Assistant secretary General, Comr. Nawei Happy, woman leader, Comr. Esite Emodigha, treasurer, Comr. Ofeye Alex Kimipamini Fin. Secretary, Comr. Ugami Boloaf Aganimitei, Student’s rep, Comr. Erin-ebimi Fikesei Ruth, organizing secretary and Comr Okoro EMOTONGHA Provost.
Amongst some dignitaries at the event were, Chief Jude Okori, the immediate past chairman of EGCDF, Chief Roberson Ogunkoro, INC Western zone chairman, the president Ijaw Women Connect, Mrs Rosemary Aken John-Oduone and other team members, Dr. Bisina, Miss Uduaghan, DTHA aspirants of Warri North IYC Western zone chairman, Dr. Doubra Okotete, president Delta Comrade community, led Amb. Princewill Binebai, CEOs of Congress newspaper, Daily report Nigeria, Liberator newspaper, Egbemavoice, Delta event Tv and others respected chiefs and leaders of the Kingdom.
Ozobo however, admonished the newly inaugurated EYC executive members to actively participate in their offices of call.
“Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing to impact positively on your subjects, forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harnessed your power to your passion.” He said.
According to Ozobo, leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality, “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant, the best way to predict the future is to invent it, leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.”
He also thanked dignitaries who graced the event from far and wide in spite of their busy schedules.
“I want to thank the Egbema Youth Council for the privilege giving to me to talk to us on this capacity. I’m grateful and honoured. I thank you all again. and God bless you all.” He asserted.