Jenkins Ikechukwu Omereonye

Jenkins Ikechukwu Omereonye is an ambassador of the World Literacy Foundation 2020, and a member of the Goodwall Community. He is currently an undergraduate of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) in Nigeria studying Electrical Electronics Engineering. As a Field Administrator in a non-profit initiative, occasionally he goes out voluntarily advocating and orienting students and young youths on the gains of digital literacy, creativity, leadership, Initiative taking and self learning.

He has impacted globally, participating in international challenges and poferring solutions to gender equality, development and youth involvement. He participated in the World Bank Mission Billion Challenge 2020 on the topic “Ensuring credible identity system mechanism for the vulnerable and marginalised groups in a way that protects peoples health and the integrity of the identity system”.

He also played a vital role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. As a social advocate, He participated and contributed opinions and suggestions with the AU, Gavi (The Vaccine Alliance), and Global Funds on an online interactive discussion hosted by the Centre For Global Development on “supporting Africa in the fight against covid-19”, where key issues and challenges facing Africa were discussed.

In 2019, he was invited for the Global Youth Challenge by Misk Global Forum (MGF) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His love for education, development and youth involvement has led him to several opportunities. In his quest, he was successfully admitted in the Andela Fellowship Programme (cycle-36) in 2018, a technology inclusion and programming opportunity given to young Africans.