He comes highly recommended! Nnaemeka Ikwegwuonu, The Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2011 is on Rubbin’ Minds this Sunday!

by Yemi Olowu

Y! TV has announced that on Rubbin' Minds this Sunday, it will be having an exclusive hour long interview with The Future Awards 2011 'Young Person of
the Year', Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu.

Ikegwuonu is an Agriculture Advocate, a Rolex Laureate and an Ashoka Fellow. The 28 year old from Nkwerre in Imo State is also the founder of the
Smallholders Foundation which he established in 2003. He also organises a radio outreach programme which educates rural farmers with over 250,000
listeners in seven Local Government Areas in Imo State. 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and International Studies as well as a Masters in Cooperation and Development. Apart from his Rolex Award
for Excellence, Ikeagwuonu is also a recipient of the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards. In 2010, he was a speaker at the
Volkswagen Foundation's 'Our Common Future' forum as well as at the United Nations High Level Summit on Biodiversity and he just recently returned from
the 2011 'One Young World Summit' held in Zurich, Switzerland. 

The interview will not only chronicle his achievements with his Smallholders Foundation, it will also take a peek into his childhood, how he got into
Agriculture, and his plans for the future while viewers will also get to see the fun side of this young leader and his life outside his career. You'll
enjoy this! 

Rubbin' Minds airs every Sunday on Channels Television, 3 - 4pm. Channels also shows on DSTV (Channel 134), and online on www.channelstv.com. It's
LIVE and you can call in!

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Rubbin' Minds is a production of Y! TV.

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