Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State says the staggering population of the Nigerian youth is one that cannot be ignored by any administration wishing to promote social economic infrastructural and technological advancements.
The Governor stated while delivering a speech at an occasion of a public lecture to commemorate the 2022 International Youth Day Celebration held at the conference hall of the International Hotel Gombe.
Represented by the Secretary to the Gombe State Government Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi the Gombe State Governor remarked that if properly harness, the youthful population in the country can trigger a revolution in diverse spheres and volumes.
“It is in a bid to support this vital part of the population that my administration design and implemented programmes that have provided vocational and entrepreneurial skills with empowerment materials to fill the capacity gapof the youth in Gombe State”.
The Governor revealed that since the inception of his administration the youths in the State have been engage in productive ventures to enable them earn some income for a meaningful living.
He assured the youth that his administration will continue to churn out policies and programmes that will not only give them sense of belonging but change their social and economic status.
The Commissioner of youth development in the State Abubakar Aminu Musa said after undergoing transformational changes in the past years, the Ministry is now position by the administration of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya to aggregate the yearnings and aspirations of the youth for proper implementation.
He thanked Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for approving series of activities to commemorate the 2022 International Youth Day Celebration.
The Gombe State Commissioner of youth development encouraged Nigerian youths not to despair with current social economic upheavals in the country but to remain steadfast believing that things will get better.
In a goodwill message the Special Assistant to Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya on Youths Affairs Abdulmalik Suleiman express gratitude to the State Governor for executing projects like the Muhammadu Buhari Industrial Park which will continually engage youths in State in productive ventures.
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