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NYCN Lagos State Chapter Chairmanship Election: The Oba You May Not Know! ~Omonaijablog


Lekan Biliamin Sulaimon-Oba was born on October 27, 1987 in Ikorodu town to the Sulaimon-Alejo family. He had his elementary school at Umar Bun Alkattab, Kaduna State before proceeding to Oriwu Model College, where he obtained his West African Examination Council certificate with distinctions.

After graduating from the Mass Communication Department, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State, he started his own media outfit, where he consults for individuals and organizations on media and public relations matters.

Oba is currently aspiring for the chairmanship position of NYCN Lagos State Chapter.

HONOURS/POSITIONS HELD
NYSC State Honour, 2014: Most Creative Students, 2013
Member, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Parliament.
Speaker, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic 2013
2nd runner up Cannes Lions creative competition.
Clerk, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Judiciary.
Cordinator, NYCN Ikorodu branch.
Igbogbo Legendary Awards, Igbogbo Students Union Award.


 SERVICE

Project Director, Ikorodu Diamond Leo Club
Member/Volunteer, Ikorodu Ambassador group
Member, YALI Africa
Member, Involve Africa
Strategy Manager, AfrikaInspireher
Volunteer, iCare Foundation Foodbank
District 404A1 Nigeria, Publicity Director and DP Installation Chairperson.
Special Adviser on media to the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation.

 PROJECTS

NYSC Save1Future Initiative - State honour Award.
Save1Future Inter-School Debate and Quiz Competition in partnership with Otunba Olukoga.
Ikorodu for the culture in partnership with Ikorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS).
Participant, Ikorodu Ambassadors Community Projects.
Idea Writer - NAIDS public speaking contest.

Partner - Lagos State Summer Camp.
Publisher, Southwest reporters.
Organizer- Southwest Icons Award (SWICONS)
Oba speaks Hausa, Yoruba and English fluently. He is married to beautiful Enitan Jessica Oba with beautiful Kids, King Jamal Adegoke and Queen Jasmine Moremi.

Oba's decision to vie for the position of Lagos State Chairman, National Youth Council of Nigeria was fueled by the desire to lead a pack of vision-driven  youth to provide vibrant and dynamic leadership for the youth of Lagos State under his #TheYouAgenda.

His vision as the Chairman, Lagos State chapter of National Youth Council of Nigeria is to deploy the #TheYouAgenda into achieving the following goals:

Aligning Interests: extending the hands of love across board within the state's chapter of the council and work with all interests to design a modus-operandi towards effective implementation of the Lagos State Youth Policy.

State Talent Discovery Academy: To lobby the government for establishment of a Talent Discovery Academy, where talents can be nurtured simultaneously with academic pursuit. The objective is to contribute to the State Government effort at reducing social vices in our society.
Uniting Us: Introduction of unification cause-driven match for the Lagos State Youth called Goal4GirlChild Shield Football Match.

Managing Conflicts: Initiate a conflict resolution and management series for the youth of Lagos state. This shall come in form of trainings workshops which shall be taken to all parts of the Lagos State for the youth to learn, relearn and unlearn.
Partnerships: NGOs, with youth-oriented projects and Voluntary Youth Organizations (VYOs) affiliated to the NYCN, Lagos State will be partnered to host monthly programmes as collective contributions geared towards assisting the youth of Lagos in realizing their potentials.
Support Fund: Soliciting for subvention and international grant for VYOs will be given utmost attention. This would be achieved via lobbying the government to increase its monthly subvention for VYOs whilst mechanisms would be put in place to ensire we will monitor and ensure transparency, accountability and prudence.
Communication channel: Design of first of its kind website and social medium to serve as a communication channel between the NYCN Lagos State and the youth of Lagos State.

From all indications, it is evident that Oba is fully prepared with his team to take the Lagos State chapter of the NYCN to an higher level in terms of leadership, delivery and cohesion of ideas.

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