Official Launch in Abia State
The Government of Abia State heavily represented by its Commissioner of Youth, Comrade Ike Anyatonwu and Director of Sports, Mr Isaac O. Isaac, Chief Hon. Mascot Uzor Kalu (Investment Banker & Founder Mascot Uzor Kalu Foundation), Rnt. Andy Uba Obasi (President of Aba Chamber Chamber of Commerce and CEO, Twinset Industries Limited), Rt. Hon. Martins Azubuike (Former Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly), Mazi Jude Nnamdi Nwosu (President, Aba Sports Club & Managing Director, Crunchies Fried Chicken Limited), Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah (CEO, Masters Energy Group) and other top industry leaders in Abia State all gave their share of support at the Just concluded Abia Kickback Unemployment Campaign Launch which was marked with a Short Distance Marathon in Aba City and a Stakeholders Red Carpet Reception which held at the prestigious newly built Eldorado Hotel & Event Center in Aba city.
The event kicked off with a Marathon in Aba city with over 500 participants. The marathon take-off point was the popular Osisioma Junction and went through Brass junction, to Okigwe Road, Teaching Hospital, Hospital by Asa Road, Bata, then finally ended at Abia State Polytechnic where a brief arrival red carpet was observed with Rnt. Andy Uba Obasi (President of Aba Chamber Chamber of Commerce and CEO, Twinset Industries Limited) and Rt. Hon. Martins Azubuike (Former Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly) on ground to receive the participants of the marathon. Rt. Hon. Martins Azubuike (Former Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly) took the welcome address highlighting the need of such a great campaign like this and assured participants that himself together with the State Chairman of the Stakeholders Committee; Chief Hon. Mascot Uzor Kalu and other Stakeholders in Abia State has formed a strong and strategic alliances and synergy with the organizers to ensure drastic intervention programs in eradicating unemployment in Abia State and as well in Nigeria.
The event ended with a Red Carpet Reception the following day which was graced by so many dignitaries both key Political and business leaders in Abia State. The Red Carpet Reception ended with an award presentation session where many dignitaries badge Kickback Unemployment Campaign Ambassador Award.
Present in Abia State to grace the event from the National Organizing Team are Dr. Junita Wendu (National Chairman of the Campaign), Amb Utchay Odims (Co-chair Steering Committee, The Stage Africa Foundation), Pastor Fred James (Director of Human Resources, The Stage Africa Foundation) and Comrade Godspower Akunne Wealth (Head of Programs, The Stage Africa Foundation). These were all present in Aba to give their own share of support to thr campaign launch in Abia State