BY ISRAEL BULUS, KADUNA
Engr Funom Kato, one of the leading aspirant vying for the seat of Chairmanship in Kachia local government area of Kaduna State has bagged ” Most influential Youth award ” for his aspiration and contribution towards Youths development.
The Organization “West African Youths Union” who conferred the award on Friday 5th March, 2020 through its Country Coordinator, Comrade Hassan Sadau in Kaduna, said Funom was awarded not because of his political party but as an individual who has contributed meaningfuly well to the development of Youths participation in politics.
” Today, we decided to Honor one of our own for his outstanding performance towards educational development, Youths participation in Politics and his contribution towards humanity irrespective of tribe or religion.
Speaking shortly after receiving the award, the young aspirant said that the award came as a surprise, adding that he didn’t know people were taking note of his contributions.
According to him the award would further spur him to do more great things, stressing he will not relent in supporting the youthful agenda and supporting the students towards academic excellence.
Funom disclosed that his decision to join the Kachia Chairmanship race did not come to him as an individual but its was a vision that manifested to him last 10-years which he has been nurturing.
” Now that the opportunity presents itself, I am calling on my contemporaries to give me their support in order to take the window opportunity created for the Youths by Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s administration in ensuring to participate in governance,” He said.
Adding,” We’re out to make Kachia local government and Kaduna State a reference State of investment.