A former senatorial candidate in Anambra Central Senatorial District, Hon. Jim Okolo Chimezie has been appointed and inducted as United Nations Mayor for World Peace. 

His induction took place recently at an event to make the 2023 World Peace Day in Lagos on Dec. 15, 2023. 

The event which had as the theme, "Action For Peace: Our Ambition for Sustainable Peace In Lagos State Communities" also featured the unveiling of Peace Alive Initiative in Lagos. 

The induction and investiture took place at Airport Hotel Ikeja under the distinguished chairmanship of Dr. Bello O. Sonny, a leadership consultant and the president of The Citylight Leadership Academy. 

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu also spoke at the event. 

His new achievement comes barely a month after United States Latino America Chamber of Cammerce (USLACC) unveiled Hon. Chimezie as its Nigeria's Country Representative. 

USLACC was established as a front-liner and as a platform to unite and interface with stakeholders in the areas of sustainable economic growth promotion of small and medium scale enterprises, humanitarian and social services to boost development in Nigeria.

While noting that African region of the USLACC at the moment is championing a course to assuage constraints in developing the continent, the organisation expressed optimism that Hon. Okolo's appointment will contribute immensely to the growth of the chamber, especially as it goes about executing numerous projects and programs locally and internationally.

"As the Country Representative, USLACC Nigeria holds you in high esteem as an experienced development strategist that will give us a productive quantum lift for the growth of the chamber. 

"Also, our expectations of our Country Representative are that of a high pedigree, influential and financially capable to the point of getting USLACC well situated and running till when it is capable of self-sustainability through its programs and project execution", his appointment letter read further.

Hon. Chimezie expressed gratitude to the United Nations for finding him worthy of the honour and assured that he would continue to work towards the promotion of peace in the West African sub-region for the enhancement of the society.



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