Nigerian graduate Olalekan Oshunkoya will meet President of Cyprus Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat as part of a youth peace-building programme taking place in
Oshunkoya, 24, from
Oshunkoya is a graduate in Mass Communications and works in graphic design. He has been closely involved with youth work in
As well as discussing conflict resolution with the respective leaders, Oshunkoya, along with 28 other gifted youth delegates from 21 Commonwealth countries, will take a rare tour inside the Green Line with UN Peacekeepers and participate in workshops with the UNDP and British Council.
“We need to let young people wake up to know that they are worthwhile people with unique talents and skills, and that they have the power to make a difference in their community.”
Olalekan will bring valuable enthusiasm and experience to the programme which aims to inspire leaders of tomorrow.