Thursday, 14 June 2012

season of honour for Uzoh


Honour, they said is only bestowed on those who deserve them. Obinna Chukwudum Uzoh, Lawyer, Politician, Businessman and Philantropist per excellence and Chairman/CEO, GOCUZ Group Limited do not only deserve the multiple of honour being accorded him but he also merited them.

Come Saturday, the 21st of April, 2012, Uzoh will be honoured with the National Youth Award by the Catholic Youth Organisation of Nigeria, CYON, the umbrella body of all Youth Groups in the catholic church.

In a letter signed by the President of the organization, David Dzalla, the award on Uzoh is in recognition of his contribution to the church and as a model to the young people. The award ceremony will form part of the event that includes the launching of the Association’s 500 Million Naira Youth Centre. The event is scheduled to hold at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre in Abuja.

It will be recalled that on Sunday, 15th of April 2012, Uzoh was also given a Merit Award and conferred the Grand Patron of CYON, Nnewi diocese. The event which was presided by the Bishop of Nnewi, Most Rev. Hilary Okeke, saw other prominent sons of the State that includes Governor Peter Obi and the State Commissioner of Works, Architect Ilozumba equally honoured with the merit award.

Also, on Friday 20th of April 2012 in Awka, Anambra State, Uzoh will be conferred with the Patronship of UNIZIK 94.1 FM, a campus radio established to meet the listening demands of the grassroots, within and around the University Community. The conferment will form part of the event marking the 5th Anniversary of the Station.

In the letter conveying the award to Dr Uzoh, signed by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Boniface Egboka, the Board of the UNIZIK 94.1 FM decided to confer the patronship of the station on Uzoh after carefully chronicling his numerous philanthropic gestures on several occasions, the latest latest being your donation of church building to the catholic faithful of your community, Ihiala. This good gesture got the acclaim of many Nigerians and UNIZIK 94.1 FM was there to cover the event. According to the letter, Uzoh being media friendly, his selection will help the station attain the desired height.

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