DP Ruto wins Lifetime Achievement Award-2018
Award in recognition of his passion for young people’s well-being and outstanding role in youth empowerment
The award is presented to leaders with outstanding contribution in the promotion of entrepreneurship, arts, philanthropy, innovation, sports, media and journalism among others.
Awel Uwahinganye, Co-Founder of the award disclosed that “The Deputy President is a key voice and strong proponent of youth empowerment.
The DP was hailed as a leaders who “ represents a generation of new youthful leaders across the continent who have a passion for young people’s well-being. His rise to the office of Kenya’s Deputy President is a story worth sharing to inspire young people not only in Uganda, but Africa.”
Ruto joins a team of elite African heads of states, entrepreneurs and philanthropists who have won the award including Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Paul Kagame of republic of Rwanda.
The award was in recognition of his commitment and role in the promotion of youth empowerment initiatives in a bid to curb rising unemployment.
Ruto received the award at Serena Hotel in Kampala, Uganda where he also delivered the key-note speech.
This year’s theme was “Rewarding Innovation And Excellence Recognizing of Young Entrepreneurs and Inspiring the Next Generation of world Leaders”.
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