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My participation since 2008 in the annual RISE NATIONAL YOUTH FORUM has greatly impacted on my life and career goals. For me, it was beyond attending the event as I enjoyed the privilege to serve on the team with other promising young people and volunteers in ensuring the success of the Youth Forum in various states in Nigeria. Working on the 2008 and 2009 RNYF Team Inspired me and gave me the courage to champion the first Lagos State Teens and School Leavers Summit which was held on the 12th of December, 2009 at the Faculty of Education, University of Lagos. This Milestone as a teenager in 2009 and my subsequent editions of the RNYF has helped me to attain greater feats and given me the tool to create the life of my dream today as an emerging Global Social Entrepreneur.
Gbemisola Osadua (Ondo State) - CEO, DYNAMICS IMPACT
The RISE National Youth Forum Event at Rochas Okorocha Center was an eye opener for me. I was inspired by Julius Agwu’s Speech. Thanks RISE Networks.
RNYF 6 (OWERRI SESSION)
Ogbonna Victory - Federal University of Technology, Owerri
My journey to becoming an entrepreneur started in 2009 when I attended the Benin Session of the Annual Rise National Youth Forum where I met with the Founder of Rise Networks.
Having communicated and noticed some outstanding qualities in the young leader, I was inspired by her testimony and decided to focus on my dreams and like they say…. THE REST IS HISTORY.
Nosa Solomon Ehigiamusoe (Edo State) – CEO, Final Lap Events
It is with great delight and humility, that I write my RISE Experience over the last six (6) years of my encounter with the RISE NATIONAL YOUTH FORUM (RNYF) in Lagos and Ogun State.
In September 2009, I was opportune to serve as a volunter for the RNYF in Abeokuta, with that single act since 2009 till date, Rise Group has Instilled in me the spirit of volunteerism within and outside my immediate community. RISE NETWORKS under the able mentorship of Mrs. Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, has been able to alter my MINDSET and as well galvanize my ENERGIES towards hardwork, leadership and the power of synergy.
Ishola Adebayo Monsur (Ogun State) - Graduate of Economics, TASUED
The RNYF is and always has been for me a great opportunity to serve and contribute to youth development in Nigeria. Been a volunteer leader for such a long time, in Lagos and other states of Nigeria where this great movement has been to, presented me with the unique experience of working with a Sister and Mentor, Toyosi Akerele as well as the hundreds of young volunteers i met and worked with over those years. If time and chance permits me again, i won’t hesitate to be a part of the family again.
Adejuwon Teniola (Ekiti State) – Beauty Entrepreneur
I learnt what it takes to be empowered. The speakers took turns to educate us on the need for us to build our capacity. I came out a better person than I went in. Thanks to the RISE Team.
RNYF 6 (BENIN SESSION)
Oluwadamilare Susan - Institute of Health Technology, Dental Nursing, 300 level
I was privileged to know about RISE when they came to Kaduna in October 2010 for the RISE NATIONAL YOUTH FORUM event usually done nationwide. Since that encounter, I was really surprised that here in Nigeria we have such an organization wheeled at impacting the lives of Nigerian Youths through Technology, Education, Management Skills, Motivational Messages and Books, Media e.t.c. I wanted to be a part of the mission and vision so I ensured I got the opportunity to meet with Toyosi and was blessed and I ended up becoming a volunteer rep in Kaduna. I fortunately spearheaded the #BringBackTheBook initiative in NTA KADUNA which touched so many lives here in Kaduna and a great success nationwide.
Charles Mainasara Swanta (Kaduna State) - Senior Staff of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps
The RISE National Youth programme has helped me to achieve self – discovery. Thank you RISE Networks.
RNYF 6 (OGUN SESSION)
Ganiya Aminat Olajuwon - Biology Department, 400 Level
When I learnt that RISE Networks was coming to town, I knew I had to be there. I was inspired by the story of Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu. I have started my small business as a livestock farmer. Thanks RISE Networks for looking out for Nigerian Youths
RNYF 6 (OWERRI SESSION)
Nnamdi Kelechi - Imo State University, Owerri.
RISE National Youth Forum 2014 taught me that the future of Nigeria lies with entrepreneurship.
RNYF 6 (ABIA SESSION)
Nwosu Okechukwu - College of Natural and Applied Science, Michael Okapara University of Agriculture, Umudike.