The Managing Director (MD) of Ibom Power Company Limited (IPC), Engr. Meyen Etukudo has been honoured with the Pan-African distinguished leadership award as the Icon of Nation Building in Africa by the African Students’ Union Parliament (ASUP).
Delegates of the students’ parliament that covers all the students within 54 member African countries presented the award to Engr. Etukudo in his Uyo office yesterday.
The Deputy Speaker of the parliament, Herve Forku from the Université de Douala in Cameroun said the honour is in recognition of Engr. Etukudo’s contribution to the development of the society through quality power supply, administrative excellence, youth empowerment and service to God and humanity.
He stated that the core objective of ASUP is to encourage co-operation and the harmonious coexistence of students in Universities across the African continent. “This objective is achieved through exchange programmes, seminars and conferences held across member universities in Africa” he added.
In his response Engr. Etukudo appreciated the students for the honour bestowed on him. He lauded the initiative of students from different universities across Africa coming under one umbrella to drive youth development in the African continent.
Engr. Etukudo who shared how his 32 years work experience has taken him across several countries, states and tribes in Nigeria said Africa has not developed beyond its present position due to bad leadership. He urged the students to grow beyond nationality and tribe to promote development in Africa.
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AFRICAN STUDENTS HONOUR IBOM POWER MD