World Youth Day 2020: Minister Engages Youths for Global Action

As Nigeria celebrates this year’s World Youth Day, the Nigerian Youth have been  challenged by the Youth and Sports Development Minister, Mr Sunday Dare  to be focused and committed  towards  attaining their potentials.

According to the Minister, Nigerian Youth have demonstrated courage, resilience and enterprise which raises hope of a greater  future for the country, a statement by the Director Press, A.B. Lere-Adams said.

“On behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari , I congratulate  all  Nigerian  Youth on the occasion of the United Nations  World Youth  Day. This year’s  theme  “Challenging Youths  to Global  Action” is not only auspicious, but  timely, instructive  and in resonance  with the Federal  Government’s  plans to re -position  our teeming youths for a better  tomorrow”, the Minister noted.

He stated that the recent approval of the Youth Investment Fund, underscores  the  importance placed on our Youth by the Buhari government.  

This vision, he said, is geared towards the  development of the entrepreneurial spirit of  the Youth to become employers of labour and be positioned for the challenges  of a changing world  order. 

Dare, further stated that, “Nigerian Youth cannot be excluded from the changes taking place  globally  in politics, business science and technological innovations.  This administration is more than ever irrevocably committed to laying a solid foundation for our youth to cement and secure a better future which we will all be proud  of.  

“This is an opportunity for the Youth to position themselves in the onerous  task of nation building”, Dare concluded.

The theme of this year’s  celebration  Youth Engagement For Global Action seeks Youth engagement  at local, national and global levels and how it is enriching national and multilateral institutions and processes as well as drawing lessons on their representation.

As part of  activities  for the World Youth Day, the Minister is expected to engage the Youth in line on availing themselves  opportunities   through  the Youth Investment Fund, Digital training  and Sports Development.

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