By Festus Ajayi (Owerri)
The Abuja Municipal Council Area, FCT, has named a street after Sir Young-Toby Ekechi, MD/CEO, First Generation Mortgage Bank.
In a letter jointly signed by Mr Peter Ijwo, Director of Operations and Mr Dirijo D. Dahni, Admin Officer, Abuja Municipal Area Council and availed to our correspondent disclose; “We are pleased to inform you that you have been unanimously endorsed amongst eminent Nigerians, Leaders and Public Servants for the distinct honour of being immortalized by naming a street (in your name) within the Abuja Municipality, Federal Capital Territory.
Your endorsment was purely based on personal merit, hence in recognition of your outstanding contributions and commitment to the society and National Economy. Undoubtedly, FCT-Abuja remains the epitome of our continuous corporate existence.
The intent behind the naming of the street after achievers is to memorialize their efforts and to promote awareness of the individual and express appreciation for their special contributions to the nation. Subject to your acceptance of this nomination, kindly confirm your formal response, the statement disclosed.
Our correspondent gathered that the street named after Ekechi is located in Kaura district and accessed through St Christopher Catholic Church, Games Village, Abuja.
Meanwhile, the news of the naming of the street after Ekechi has been greeted with commendations by friends, relatives and associates of the Imo State born financial guru and bank Executive.
Ekechi according to report is a philanthropist and leadership coach who have continued to impart positively on young Nigerians across the country.