Our impactful legacy ‘ll continue– JCI
By Emmanuel Oluwadola
The Junior Chamber International (JCI) Akure chapter, has pledged to sustain its impactful legacy in Ondo State through unwavering commitment to humanitarian services.
The JCI outgoing President, Mrs Abímbólá Òdógínyòn made the pledge while briefing journalists as part of activities to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Junior Chamber.
Òdógínyòn highlighted JCI Akure’s four-decade journey, aligning with the global Junior Chamber International mission to nurture young leaders and entrepreneurs.
She emphasized the organisation’s role in community development through involvement in significant projects, including training, seminars, and community outreach programmes addressing issues like drug abuse.
While saying her administration focused on family and faith, the outgoing President underlined the organisation’s belief that faith in God provides purpose to humanity, even as she invited people to their upcoming convention to share insights that can positively influence the lives of youths and parents.
Òdógínyòn celebrated the administration’s accomplishments including sustaining relationships with state media and ministries, successful projects and recognition of game and dance competitions.
The president also detailed endeavours such as Babies of the Year to “Vote Not Fight” sensitization and World Breast Cancer Day collaboration with Adekunle Ajasin University, and the “Clothes the Needy ” project as parts of JCI achievements.
Other achievements included collaborations with FIDA for juvenile sensitization, a Safe Driving Campaign with FRSC, and participation in the 2023 World Clean Up Day.
“We understand how situations are right now in the country. So, the Akure JCI Board of Directors and I were able to deliberate about giving out, during this festive period, the excess bags of used neat clothes we were not able to distribute during our April project in Ita-Oniyan due to a reason.