All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential aspirant, Mr Tein Jack-Rich is the Spotlight Politician of the year 2022.
Jack-Rich has Outshines Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo, Governor Nyeson Wike and Yahaya Bello to emerged winner on Thursday, following his nomination for the prestigious award by the FDN Projects, organisers of the Democracy Heroes Awards Africa’
Speaking after the award, the CEO of Belema Oil, expressed joy at the honour he received, saying by voting him, the youths had expressed their unreserved and democratic characteristics.
He, however, charged the youths to take the bull by the horn by getting more involved in the country’s democratic processes.
”We cannot afford to take the back stage when it comes to the democratic wellness of our country because Nigeria is the face of the entire black race,” he said.
He said it was time for the youths to take decisions that would determine a better tomorrow for Nigeria and its generations unborn.
According to him, getting involved in democratic processes is the greater part of the real change that the youths and all Nigerians are yearning for.
Jack-Rich, who explained that he got into politics to make a difference, said his goal was to give back to his country which had given him so much and made him who he was.
”My vision is to change the negative narrative and tell the world that Nigerians are the smartest human beings in the entire continent.
”We have the best of geography and resources, we are geniuses by nature.
” Our only problem however, is that we lack love. We are divided across ethnic, religious, tribal lines and all the sentiments.,” he noted.
Jack-Rich therefore urged the youths to bridge the devide by standing firm, respecting differences and getting more involved so Nigerians could have a country future generations would be proud of.
Presenting the award to the Rivers-born politician and philanthropist, Sen. Barau Jibrin, described Jack-Rich as a serious minded person that would one day occupy an exalted position.
” I am not surprised by the feat attained by this gentleman, because I had the opportunity of working with him some years back when I was Chairman of Senate Committee on Down Stream Petroleum.
I saw him as someone that is serious and will one day become something, he will attain a position and he will be very great in this country.
The lawmaker therefore, charged the youths to emulate Jack-Rich and his good works and be inspired by his success stories.
Jack-Rich was nominated for the award alongside other top politicians, including serving governors.