Lokoja — The Kogi State government said yesterday that it will ensure that virtually all youths in the state are gainfully occupied. Governor Idris Wada, who stated this in Kabba through his deputy Yomi Awoniyi, at the closing ceremony of a youth advancement training programme, said so far, 1,500 youths have been engaged as volunteers. The governor stated that his administration will place priority on issues relating to youths, as according to him, they are agents of change.
Nigeria: Kogi Committed to Youth Empowerment
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