The United States Mission to the African Union has recognized the effort of a Nigerian man, Oluwayomi Zeblon, for helping his peers during coronavirus pandemic.
A student at Lagos State University, the young man was able to organize a teaching session for his mates online in order to empower them to bring about change in their communities.
According to the mission's Facebook post, he was described as an inspiring leader who is passionate about making others achieve development by helping them overcome their weaknesses.
"The youth are enthusiastic about development. They just don't all know how to go about it, how to get started.
"I noticed a lot of youth called to action during the pandemic were lacking the skills needed to implement their projects," he said.
Oluwayomi believes that he could equip his peers with the required tools or motivation to make changes happen in their societies.