A youth group- Nigeria Youth Organization (NYO) has set up committees to drive socio-economic developments in the country
A youth body under the auspices of Nigeria Youth Organization (NYO) has constituted and inaugurated two committees to hit the ground running for the purpose of improving socio-economic development among Nigerian youths. The two committees include: Committee on Agriculture and Hundred Days In Office Committee.
Speaking on the committees shortly after the event in Abuja, the National President of the union, Alhaji Ahmed Abdula-ziz challenged the two committees on transparency and industriousness pointing out that the era where topical crucial issues affecting the youths in the country were drown and drag to the background has come and gone.
Alhaji Abdula-ziz further warned youths across all states of the federation against all kinds of social vices such as kidnapping, theft, vandalism, electoral violence and so on, stressing that Nigerian youths are now more packaged under his leadership to support the government as well as face the future with hope.
According to him, ‘the committee on Agriculture has the mandate of visiting all the states in the country with the intension of fine-tuning and recommending to the national body steps to be taken by youths in those states on how to engage them in progressive mechanized agriculture after they had receive adequate farming training.
Responding to question on alleged federal government insensitivity toward Nigerian youth as a minister of Youths and Sports in the country, Abdula-ziz said ’we must start from somewhere, we need people with experienced, Solomon Dalong is an elderly youth in this country, we strongly believe that he will work for the progress and development of Nigerian Youths’.
In an interview shortly after the event, the assistant State coordinator of NYO in Zamfara state, Musa Yahaya commended the national leadership of the youth body for their proactive measures toward improving the general wellbeing of Nigerian youths. He further tasks the executive members of the union to always avoid tribalism, backbiting and favoritism but to continue on virtue that binds together no matter the tribes and religion.
As at the time of fielding in this reports, the youths national body with its executives had visited some key government personalities and establishments during a courtesy visit, among which include: the director of Kano State Security Service, the Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Director youth development Kano state.etc.
– Paul Effiong