Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has made Efe Ejeba, winner of Big Brother Naija, Nigeria’s Youth Ambassador.
Efe’s appointment was announced when Efe, 23, paid a courtesy visit to the Minister in his office in Abuja on Tuesday.
‘Efe Ejeba is today a voice that reminds every young person that no matter your humble beginning, your dreams are valid,’ Dalug wrote in a Facebook post.
‘On this note, Efe Ejeba the winner of Big Brother Naija is today pronounced & decorated; ‘NIGERIA YOUTH AMBASSADOR’. Congratulations and we wish him well. God bless #NigerianYouths.’
The Minister also announced via Facebook that Efe has been selected with other Nigerian youths to represent the country at Berlin Entrepreneurship Summit in Germany.
“Based on Logistics”, the Minister quipped after Efe’s popular slang, “I have directed the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports to include the newly decorated ‘Youth Ambassador of Nigeria’ Efe Ejeba, the winner of Big Brother Nigeria on the list of youths that will participate in the Berlin Youth Entrepreneurship summit taking place in Germany next month,” he wrote.
Immediately after he won the reality television show, the Plateau State government had also announced Efe as its ambassador. Efe, an Economics graduate, grew up in Jos, Plateau State. The indigene of Delta State was also honoured by the Delta State government, including being bestowed a chieftaincy title