FULL LIST: JCI 10 Outstanding Young Persons In The World, Nigeria’s Adepeju, Imrana Made It

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FULL LIST: JCI 10 Outstanding Young Persons In The World, Nigeria’s Adepeju, Imrana Made It

The Junior Chamber International (JCI) has announced the 2017 Ten Outstanding Persons Honorees.

The youth organization made the announcement on its website after weeks of voting amongst the 20 finalists that were shortlisted around the globe.

Nigeria’s Adepeju Opeyemi Jaiyeoba shortlisted for her innovative work in maternal health, and 22 year old Imrana Alhaji Buba, made the highly competitive list.

According to the organization’s website, more than 33 Nigerian states and 300,000 women and babies have received Jaiyeoba’s innovative Delivery Kit designed to save lives of mother and child during delivery.

On the other hand Imrana who was honoured for his Contribution to children, world peace and or human rights, has used his efforts led to the founding of the Youth Coalition Against Terrorism (YOCAT), a volunteer based youth-led organization, to unite youth against violent extremism in north-eastern Nigeria.

Other recognized include;

Massa Aboujeib                      Contribution to children, world peace and or human rights

Steven Claeys                         Business, economic and or entrepreneurial accomplishment

Engin Durgun                         Academic leadership and/or accomplishment

Ahmet Kuzubasli                    Business, economic, and or entrepreneurial accomplishment

Harry McCann                        Business, economic and or entrepreneurial accomplishment

Anna Rukko                            Humanitarian and or voluntary leadership

Professor Oscar Franklin         Political, legal and or governmental affairs

Darco Vieira Cristiano            Humanitarian and or voluntary leadership

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  1. Frank Adeleke says:

    Great

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