Behind the Voices: "Keep living green"
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Please introduce yourself:
I Am Cadmus Atake- Enade, an environmentalist from Nigeria. I am an ecoActor who believes in environmental advocacy and justice. I engage in campaigns for a sustainable future for generations to come.
I believe in taking meaningful action and taking steps to sustain
our ecosystem (environment) by educating children, youth and
adults to live an environmentally, friendly life. I effectively
harness and manage mother earth's natural resources through
direct interaction via social media, symposiums and environmental
campaigns to keep them informed of current and global
What are the expectations of young people in your country or community?
Well the expectation of young people in my country is to see that there is a long lasting solution to leadership crisis, corruption by leaders and government officials, environmental degradation and injustice, pollution, mass poverty, high illiteracy rates, and gross violation of human rights.
Why is youth participation in today’s society very
Youth participation in today's society and generation is vital
because they are the ones who currently make up about half the
total population of any nation. They are the ones who will make
up the next generation of leaders and inhabitants of the earth.
Hence, they need to be fully involved in issues relating to their
future and the environment to create a sustainable future for us
Are you engaged in civic issues? If so, what do you
Yes, I am fully engaged in civic issues such as environmental advocacy and environmental awareness campaigns. I raise awareness in public places such as schools, buses and around my community. By doing so, I encourage people to live an environmentally friendly life style by always living green. I ensure that waste and other pollutants in the environment are properly disposed of.
What is your motto or your favorite expression?
My motto is taking action to sustain the ecoSystem (environment) for future generations to come.
Is there any advice or message you want to give to
My advice to youth is to keep living green, always practice an
environmentally friendly life style, never sell your right or
vote just for money... Live right in unity of purpose you shall
conquer all obstacles along your path to success... Live right
and live free as a young person. If you have a great talent,
don't fail to use it to transform and change your world for the
better. Above all, trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean
on others' understanding and wisdom.