Abia Youth Assembly, the central youth body of Abia State has given an award of Abia Youth Assembly Patron to the Chairman and Founder of the Chima Anyaso Foundation and notable Abia born philanthropist, Dr Chima Desmond Anyaso.

Accepting the award, Dr Chima Desmond Anyaso said he is most honoured to be presented with the award as Patron of the youth body, “I am always delighted and obliged to honour such invitations as yours to identify with fellow youths.” He urged them to start building and shaping a better future for themselves and also for their loved ones at these their youthful days. Assuring them that the award would spur him to be more dedicated to capacity building of the youths and the less privileged in the society.

Dr Anyaso, who was represented by the State Coordinator of the Chima Anyaso Foundation, Hon. John Mark encouraged the youngsters not to let anyone or anything overshadowed their creativity in their pursuit of excellence, saying that it is not ideal for them to look down on themselves or their dreams because of peer pressure. He said he does not take the honour for granted and described those youths seated there at the event as future Governors, Senators, Commissioners, Doctors, Lawyers, captains of industry and possibly a President.

Dr Anyaso later dedicated the award to his team, “CAF, OFUJI MOVEMENT and the good people of Bende and prayed God to bless the Abia youths bountifully.

Presenting the PATRONSHIP AWARD to Dr Chima Anyaso, the National President, Abia Youth Assembly, Comrade Ebere Davidson said the award to Dr Chima Anyaso was in recognition of his clean character which is worthy of
emulation by the youths of Abia State. He urged Dr Anyaso to take the place of a role model to Abia youths as they have seen his track records which are unparalleled
and cougratulated him on the award.