Managing Partner of Red Media Group, Chude Jideonwo will be speaking to young people at the RISE Youth Forum in Uturu Abia State. The annual forum holds this year at the Lion Hall, Uturu Caves Hotels in Abia State on Saturday 10 September with the theme ‘Super Young Stars made in Nigeria.’

Taking the floor as the first speaker he will be speaking alongside other young innovative Nigerian leaders – Audu Maikori, chief executive officer of Chocolate City; Jerry Uchechukwu Eze, founder of Springs of Life International and Folayemi Anifowoshe, Manager Community Relations and Development of LNG Nigeria Limited.

RISE is an award winning organisation that holds the National Youth Forum annually to equip the youth with intellectual skills and entrepreneurial abilities. Earlier this year, on an official visit to Africa, RISE founder Toyosi Akerele was commended by American first lady, Michelle Obama for organising the largest Youth Conference in Nigeria.

Ms. Akerele’s work had been brought to Mrs. Obama’s attention following participation at the US Government’s International Visitor’s Leadership Programme, for which she had been nominated as an alumnus of The Future Awards.