QUEEN NIMAT: STRONG CHARACTER, GREAT PERSONALITY

Kogi born Queen Nimat Siaka is a distinguished graduate of sociology from the University of Ilorin.

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Towards the end of her National Youth Service Year, in October 2015, she was crowned Miss Curvy Nigeria Tourism.

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Queen Nimat has been a dedicated volunteer philanthropist who has generously given her time, expertise  and resources to make a difference in the lives of individuals in her community.

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She has visited several orphanage homes and executed numerous community development projects.

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Working with her NGO, the Evergreen Initiative, she has been able to sow a seed in the lives of countless Nigerians.

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Essentially, the Evergreen Global Initiative for Youth and Women Development is aimed at:

1. Empowering youth, women and children in the health, education and social economic aspects of self development;

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2. Sensitizing young people and women to pursue their dreams by enhancing their capabilities, confidence and strong networking;

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3. Investing in health related and cultural programs that impact a diverse population of children, youth and women;

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4. Being a major force in improving education;

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5. Contributing immensely in fighting  against misuse and abuse of illicit drugs, and combating this phenomenon by encouraging self employment through entrepreneurial skills acquisition, mentoring and technical support programs for individuals who want to start small businesses, as well as facilitating revenue generation.

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Well known and highly regarded not only for her responsiveness and keen interest in social work but also for her pleasant, kind and calm demeanor, Queen Nimat readily extends a helping hand to the less privileged in the society.

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In January 2016, she took part in a United Nations/Niger State sponsored project tagged SAWAH Ecosystem of Mechanized Farming and was able to impact the lives of the children,  women and youths of Niger State by being a source of constant motivation.

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Nimat is a tireless advocate for children and women in rural areas. As the brand ambassador of KAM Wire Integrated Limited, she specially invited  the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo during their foundation laying ceremony on the 26th of April, 2016.

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Davido’s daughter with Sofia Momodu, Imade Adeleke turned 1 on the 15th of May, 2016 and Queen Nimat was there to grace the occasion along side other celebrities.

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As a social researcher she found out that misuse and illicit use of drugs has taken roots in the fabric of our society especially among Nigerian youths.

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In commemoration of the 2016  International Youth Day, Queen Nimat’s NGO organized a public campaign and sensitization program with the support of the Kogi State Government, NDLEA and NAFDAC tagged ‘Kick Against Drug Abuse’ in Lokoja, on 17th August, 2016.

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The program was aimed at deterring youths from drug abuse/misuse, assist individuals affected by substance abuse, outline the problems and concerns, foster progress, enrich lives and ultimately enhance the recovery process.

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Queen Nimat proceeded to Kwara State to replicate the successful drug abuse program which she started in Kogi State. She was warmly received by the Executive Governor of Kwara State in November 24, 2016.

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Queen Nimat visited the Special  Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina at the  presidential villa intimating him on the goals and objectives of her initiative and on how the Federal Government  can encourage youth participation in governance.

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Queen Nimat journeyed her way down to the core north, touring Katsina, Kaduna and Kano to empower and impact the lives of the destitutes popularly called the Almajiris. While celebrating with them she showed them much love, encouraged them and enlightened them on the importance of formal education.

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Queen Nimat joined the movement train to create awareness on cancer on October 29, 2016.

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To  apprecaite culture, tourism and tradition in Nigeria, Queen Nimat, in January this year visited the newly crowned Ooni of Ife, in Ile Ife, Osun State.

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She has also served as a tourist guard to international tourists who came into Nigeria for tourism.

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Queen Nimat recently paid the Executive Governor of Ondo State a courtesy visit as she flagged off her latest project tagged ‘Kick against Drug Abuse among Youths in Ondo State’.

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She will be in action again in October this year during the Grand Finale of the rave-making 2017 ANA/ROTARY LITERARY CONTEST FOR SCHOOLS & COLLEGES, a multi-disciplinary competition for all secondary schools in Kogi State, extending across all 21 Local Government Areas.

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The epoch-making event will feature the Investiture Ceremony of the 10th President of the Rotary Club of Lokoja Metro, Rotn. (Dr.) Kennedy O. Obohwemu. Scholarship opportunities and mouth-watering prizes worth over 1 million naira will be presented to deserving students.
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Queen Nimat has bagged numerous awards in recognition of her humanitarian endeavours, among which is the honorary award, ‘Most Supportive Queen of the Year’, received in Bayelsa on the 14th of August, 2016.

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God bless the Queen!

About Dr. Ken

Medical Doctor, Publisher, Editor, Novelist, Playwright, Visionary Poet, Activist, Blogger
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