Youth Movement For Donald peterson (YMDP) has held her maiden youth summit titled: “Peace, unity and development in Ika land (Aftermath of the#ENDSARSprotest).The event was held on Friday, December 18 at Ika National Hall, Agbor.
The youth summit which was so educating and fun filled had in attendance youths, widows and leaders from all spheres of life, including the SSA to the Governor on Youth Development, Comr. Dele Akpatashi, Comr. Izegede ika South NYCN, Ika South Chapter chairman and his entourage, Ika North East NYCN Chapter Chairman, Comr(Engr) Ehiobu Lucky, Dr. Emelue Henry, Rotary President, and many other dignitaries.
The event which was so impactful with resource personnel, Mr. Chuks Iwegbue and Roy a speaker from Philippine brought in by NYC, shared unique ideas that will help build the youths and give them a better opportunity to grow. Mrs Roy from Philippine talked about Organic Farming and how best youths can venture into agriculture.
Youths were given the platform to ask leaders questions as regards plans for the youth in this present government, as well as other pressing issues concerning the youths. Comr. Dele Akpatashi, addressed the youths and majorly the widows about the Delta State Widows scheme introduced by the State Government.
The programme which ran through the week started with a skill acquisition in Colleges Of Education, Agbor. Other activities include ; reach out to the widows at Oza-Nogogo and Ewuru, as well as youths in this communities. The group also visited Divine Orphanage home, Central Hospital, Agbor maternal ward, and also Agbor Prison and donated food items and other relived materials to them.
YMDP a youth body, which interest is focused on youth capacity building, adding value to youths in the society and supporting the good work of Dr. Donald Peterson through various activities that will impact lives positively.
The group had earlier carried out programmes such as “Education for Every child by donating notebooks and marker boards to Dein Secondary School,Ime- Obi, a programme which will continue by January 2021. also, kick against dirt and keep Ika clean environmental sanitation at Palace Junction and Agbor obi market.
The group will be enrolling more than 50 youths in Delta State skill and vocational training for free where they will be trained on various skills for free sponsored by D-Peterson Foundation.
Adding value and making a difference in our society as a youth is our core Mandate.
YMDP, Hope is sure.
Dr. Donald Peterson
Members of the group at Divine Orphanage Home, Agbor
Members of the group cleaning up Agbor Obi market