The National President Junior Chamber International Nigeria, Seun Osikalu, and the International Vice President assigned to Nigeria and 9 other Countries, Itai Manyere, were in Benin on Monday 23rd March, 2015 on a courtesy visit to three top Government Officials in Edo State; Honorable Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Executive Director of Youth Affairs and the Deputy Chief of Staff, Edo State.
The host, JCI Benin City, accompanied by the NVP District B1, JCI Amb Anthony Egonu, treated the distinguished guests to a warm reception at the Benin city Airport. After the reception, National President and International guest were immediately accompanied to the office of the Honorable Commissioner, Economic Planning and Budget and the Executive Director of Youth Affairs.
After a discussion with the National President and the International Vice President about the Mission and Vision of JCI, the Director for Youth Affairs promised to support all activities of JCI Benin and assured the President of a partnership with the Edo State Government.
At his office, the Honorable Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget thanked Members of the Noble Organization for the visit and praised their efforts in creating positive change. He further, urged them to keep the flag flying and intensify actions until the world becomes better place to live in. On his part, the Deputy chief of Staff welcomed the National President and International Vice President promised to support the course of JCI Nigeria in the State.
Also part of the tour, the President paid a courtesy visit to the 1981 JCI Nigeria President, JCI Sen. Tony Abolo. The 1981 National President, shared with the visitors from his immense cistern of knowledge and experience. After the visits, the guests were treated to a memorable meal of Edo delicacies.
Accompanying the National President and the International Vice President on these visits were; JCI Amb. Anthony Egonu(National Vice President, District B1), Amos Cole (President, JCI Benin City), JCI Amb. Segun Asare (President, JCI Warri City), Nasiru Jamiyu (Executive Assistant to the EVP B) ,JC Victor Enabudoso CVC Area B (Media and Publicity Coordinator, Area B), Princewill Jacob (Training Coordinator, Area B), Kevwe Mukoro (Vice President, JCI Warri City), Jane Egbago (Immediate Past President, JCIN Enugu State University of Science and Technology).