President Buhari Pledges To implement Outcome Of National Youth Conference.

President Muhammadu Buhari, at the first National Youth Conference organized by Youth and Sports Development Ministry, has promised that the outcomes of the summit will be processed and implemented by government.

The conference, which the ministry is organizing in collaboration with private sector partners, is to commemorate Nigeria’s National Youth Day.

President Buhari, represented by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said the theme of this year’s National Youth Conference, which is Youth Inclusiveness, Governance, Security and Employment, speaks directly to the imperative of the present moments in Nigeria’s history.

According to him, the youth, which form the vast majority of the Nigerian population, are in the frontline of every consequential struggle for our future, particularly in the area of ensuring good governance, security, socio-economic growth and development, gender equality, employability, rights of women, as well as concerns and interest of the vulnerable in our society.

He added that his administration has designed and delivered innovative means of empowering Nigerian youth, adding that they will not relent in creating more enabling environment for the youth to succeed.

Earlier, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, explained that November one is a day set aside by African Union and dedicated by the federal government to celebrate Nigerian Youth.

Mr Dare added that his ministry’s programmes are focused on providing opportunities for the youth in areas such as training, digital skills, entrepreneurship, soft skills, internships and access to credit and finance, among others.