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President Buhari Approves November 1st as National Youth day

President Buhari has approved the declaration of November 1st of every year as the National Youth Day in Nigeria.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Dev, Sunday Dare, disclosed this on his Twitter handle on today, September 2.

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President Buhari has approved November 1st of every year as the National Youth Day to be publicly celebrated, the day was set aside to show attention and find a way forward to the issues and problem that affect the Youth.

President Muhammad Buhari also has expressed his commitment toward supporting youth centred policies. Thank You,”

It could be recalled how Mr Buhari approved the establishment of a N75 billion Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) for three years following a memo presented by the minister last month, In a statement released then by Mr Dare, he said,

“The NYIF is to serve as a sort of Youth Bank that will fund and support the innovative ideas, skills, talents and enterprise of the Nigerian youth.”

To make the process possible the ministry also remembered a focal group that would help manage the utilisation of the newly-approved fund.

The focal group would reach out the youth leaders and groups that have the diverse fields, which comperises entrepreneurial experts, individuals with youth development and finance experience.

The group is made of concerned parties with processing ’ views and inputs about the Fund and making the same available to the NYIF’s Technical Committee.

Muhammad T. Ibrahim is a great writer of Arewa and a story teller.

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