The South-South youth Initiative which is a platform for youths in Rivers, Bayelsa, cross Rivers , Akwa Ibom and IMO states has identified lack of quality role models as Responsible for some of the misdemeanor of some youths in the region .
The group said this at the presentation of an award of excellence and recognition on a prominent broadcaster in the region
The national president , South-South youth Initiative Imeabe Saviour Oscar who led a five man executive of the Grouo to present the award said the gesture is geared towards identifying quality role models in the society for youths in the region to emulate.
Imeabe Saviour Oscar said the the award on segun OWOLABI is to highlight the
importance of service,passion for nobel activities and dedication to chosen field of endeavors as virtues youth in the region must strive to emulate.
He further commended Segun Owolabi for the opportunity given to the youths in the Niger delays to always air
their views on issue through the platforms of Silverbird Rhythm 93.7 port Harcourt.
He also charged the broadcaster to continue to provide more mentoring opportunities for young people in the region
Receiving the award from the National president of the group South-South youth Initiative Imeabe Saviour Oscar, Segun Owolabi thanked the group and assures them of an open door policy in any issues relating to youths in the state and the Niger Delta region.