NYCN proposes N20m developmental projects for community youths


Aluta News

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) Orile-Agege Local Council Development Area (LCDA) Chapter, has proposed N20 million developmental projects to engage youths in the community in various skill acquisition programmes.

The newly elected NYCN Chairman, Lagos State Chapter, Mr Ibrahim Adigun, said this at a news conference on Monday in Lagos.

Adigun urged the youth to be focused and encourage them to venture into productive programmes that would foster development.

“We want our youths to be more focused on encouraging themselves positively and organise developmental programmes for future purpose.

”NYCN is committed to collaborate with both the community and global youths to ensure developmental programmes are put in place for future purpose.

“With this proposed N20 million developmental projects, we will partner Orile Agege youths and give support for its success,” he said.

The Coordinator, Orile-Agege NYCN, Mr Adetunji Owokalade, said that the news conference was part of activities lined up in preparation for the International Youths Day, celebrated annually on Aug.12.

According to him, the proposed N20 million will help to play crucial role that young people play in shaping the future.

“This year’s International Youth Day theme, “Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development”, underscores the importance of equipping youths with the tools, skills and opportunities they need to contribute meaningfully to the society.

“In line with this theme, we are proud to announce our proposed N20 million fundraising investiture.

“The funds raised will be directed to various programmes aimed at empowering our youths in education, skill acquisition workshops, entrepreneurial initiatives, community development and other projects,” he said.

Owokalade said the event would also honour individuals and organisations that had made outstanding contributions to youth development in Orile Agege and beyond.

He said that the awards of recognition would praise the efforts of philanthropists and inspire others to join in the cause of  youth empowerment.

“We believe that by investing in our youths, we are laying a solid foundation for a prosperous and sustainable future.

“This initiative is not just a one-time event but a long-term commitment to the growth and development of our young people.

“I will like to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt gratitude to our sponsors, partners and all those who have supported us in this endeavor.

“Your contributions are invaluable and together, we can make a lasting impact in the community,” he said.


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