Amb. Nihi to Speak at TedX Budon 2021

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Amb. Nihi to speak at TedX Budon 2021

Kogi-born Pan – African Youth Union Vice President for West Africa, Ambassador Oladele John Nihi will be among the speakers at the 2021 TedX Budon scheduled to hold in Lokoja this weekend.

The event will take place at Edgedrive Hotel Hall, GRA area and is scheduled to also attract other eminent speakers across all walks of life.

The event bring to the fore some challenges comfronting societal development and the talks are expected to motivate participants through practical demonstration on how to navigate everyday life problems.

Amb. Oladele John Nihi, fondly referred to as “OJN” by friends and associates, hails from Aiyegunle (Ohon) Gbede in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria.

He was born to the family of Late Chief Joshua and Madam Elizabeth Nihi. He is a graduate of the prestigious Kogi State University, Anyigba, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science in the year 2011.

His passion and belief in peaceful conflict resolution propelled him to go for higher studies in that discipline and he obtained his Masters Degree in Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). A comrade to the core, Oladele John Nihi began his involvement in student and youth activism and rose to the top echelon in students and youth activities in Nigeria and abroad holding different positions.

As part of his contributions to the development of the socio-political landscape of his beloved country, Nigeria, Oladele John Nihi founded organisations that worked towards mitigating against some social ills which he identified.

Amongst these are Youth Initiative Against Unlawful Emigration (YINAGUE) which is involved basically in education and advocacy amongst youth and young people to resist the temptation to risk their lives through illegal routes and means of emigration; and the Okun Illiteracy Eradication Foundation to fight against illiteracy in Okun land; which is the Yoruba speaking part of Kogi State.

Nihi will be speaking at TEDxBudon 2021

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