Newsland Integrated Media Services, organisers of South East Campus Award held at Oma Event Center, Awka has has given an award for excellence in youth development to Amb Paschal Offor, popularly known as Passy.
The event was graced by creme dela creme of the society, politicians, business moguls amongst others.
The President and founder of Passy Empire expressed gratitude to the organisers and promised the award would spur him to do more.
Speaking at the occasion, Offor, who is also the founder of Passy Homes and Passy Xchange, said that the award came as a surprise, adding that he didn’t know people were taking note of his contributions.
He said that youths should work hard and put God first in everything that they do, stating that being close to God is fundamental in every youth lives.
“If any youth want to make it in life, they should, first of all, have faith, be prayerful, trust God but at the same time, you have to work very hard because faith without works is dead.
“So, I will encourage the youth to work hard to really prepare themselves when the opportunity presents itself in education or otherwise, they should take advantage of it.
“Even if you are not disposed to the best education, you can go through training and entrepreneurship,” he said.
Amb. Offor, whose foundation has also been involved in peace education campaign and global networking, also is the brain behind the biggest cryptocurrency Xchanger.