The apex youth organisation in Nkanu Land- Nkanu Youth Council has named the former governor of old Anambra State, His Excellency, Senator Dr. Jim Nwobodo (OON) as its grand patron.
Chief Nwobodo was conferred the honour by the Executive Council of the apex leadership body of the Youths of Enugu East Senatorial Zone otherwise known as NKANU YOUTH COUNCIL when they paid him a visit on Sunday, 16th February.
While presenting the Grand-Patron Certificate to Nwobodo and his wife, Barr Dr Pat Nwobodo in his country home, at Amechi, the President of Nkanu Youth Council Comr. Monday Diamond Ani, who spoke on behalf of the youths of Nkanuland described Jim as the father of Nkanu Nation, stressing that as the Governor of the then Old Anambra State, he brought core values, social cum economic dignity, cultural and traditional respect to Nkanu Nation.
Responding, Chief Nwobodo and his wife, Barr. Dr. Pat Nwobodo promised to give the youth organization their unflinching support to further project the image of Nkanu Nation, promote youth emancipation through empowerment and help in the maintenance of peace and security in the society.