Ikem-Nwosu Promise (PGC 2021 Champion)

Sophomore, Nigerian Maritime University
Okerenkoko, Nigeria


Promise is from Anambra State in Nigeria. He is a second year student at the Nigerian Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta State, studying Marine Environment and Pollution Control. He was born and brought up in Rivers State, where he developed passion for the marine environment because of the harm he observed crude oil and natural gas exploitation in the Niger Delta region causing the people and their beloved home. He is presently seeking ways to stop the exploration of fossil fuels through his course of study, and solutions to help curb marine pollution. In his free time, Promise enjoys meeting new friends, reading articles, listening to music, and playing football.

“I learned that I could do anything I am determined to do, despite my disadvantages. I learned that I possess great potential in making a difference, and that’s a huge discovery. We’re all in this together, and no voice is too little to make an impact.”

Five words to describe the PGC experience:
Extraordinary, Inquisitive, Enticing, Exciting, Fantabulous