Royal Exchange Supports Youth Development Conference in Lagos State



Foremost insurance and asset management group, Royal Exchange Plc, has thrown its weight behind the 5th annual edition of the Leadership Conference for Secondary School Prefects in Lagos State.


The event, which is scheduled to hold at the New Auditorium, Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos, on Wednesday, 24th October, 2012 will attract over 1,000 students drawn from about 50 (fifty) post-primary educational institutions in the state.


A statement by the Corporate Affairs Department of Royal Exchange Plc quotes the Executive Director of the Group, Alhaji Auwalu Muktari as saying that this year’s conference will be exciting, educative and instructive as it will include a lecture on insurance as well as inspirational discussions on leadership, attitudinal change and patriotism.


He re-emphasised the commitment of Royal Exchange to the development of youth in the country, saying that “unless we catch them young and nuture them at this stage, the country’s future is most certainly fraught with uncertainty and inepititude”.


Alhaji Auwalu Muktari urged parents and teachers to continue to pay attention to the academic and moral developments of their children and wards as this demographic segment constitutes the real foundation of nationhood.


This year’s conference, which is in colloboration with Foundation for Youth Education, has as its theme “The Youth as Catalyst in the National Transformation Agenda”.