Queen Elizabeth honours 20-year-old Nigerian for raising $2m for African project

Queen Elizabeth honours 20-year-old Nigerian for raising $2m for African project

Nigerian-born Kennedy Ekezie has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom for engaging in a worthwhile venture of raising over $2 million to mentor young Africans.

Ekezie, 20, from Imo state, eastern Nigeria, raised the fund targeting young Africans all over the world, according to Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission.

“Imo state-born Kennedy Ekezie, gets honored by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The 20-year-old Nigerian was honoured for raising over $2 million worth of grants to start a mentorship programme for young Africans all over the world,” Dabiri-Erewa said.

Legit.ng earlier reported how a wealthy Nigerian businessman identified on Instagram as Prince Obieze Nestor released 15 Nigerian youths who were arrested and imprisoned in the diaspora.

The rich man who is into oil and transportation businesses also allegedly gave the prisoners some money to start up their lives again. It was said that he gave them $5000 each, an equivalent of N1.8 million each.

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It was also reported how Chukwu Noah Akaeze, son of Obi Akaeze Ofulue III, graduated from a UK university.

It should be noted that his father was kidnapped three years ago with circumstances surrounding his abduction unknown. He was allegedly killed by his abductors.

This kind act has caused many to react and rain praises on him.

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