Yiaga Africa commends Minister on National Youth Investment Fund

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Commendations  have continued  to trail the recent  approval of the Youth Investment  Fund  by  President Mohamnadu Buhari, even as the Minister of  Youth and Sports  Development Mr. Sunday Dare’s initiative  has attracted the support  of the advocacy  group Yiaga Africa. 

In a congratulatory letter signed by Yiaga Africa Executive Director Samson Itodo, the group noted that the establishment of the Youth Investment Fund underscores the commitment of the Buhari’s administration   to building a new Nigeria. ” We write to congratulate  you on the approval  by the President  Mohammadu Buhari  led Federal  Executive Council  for the establishment of the Nigerian Youth  Investment Fund  to the tune of 75b for 3 years. This initiative  is a reflection of  the  commitment of  President  Mohammadu Buhari  to building a new Nigeria through  a stable and people – focused government  to move the agenda for our country  forward, adding that this gesture is a vital move to next level of a prosperous, strong  and stable Nigeria. ”

Mr Itodo further affirmed that, “as part of our commitment to Youth development and public  accountability in Nigeria, Yiaga Africa  will continue to support  and partner  with the Ministry  of  Youth and Sports Development  in monitoring  the impact  and results of the  Nigeria  Youth Investment  Fund on youths and youth development  in Nigeria. To this end, we are available to provide independent oversight and monitoring of the Fund.”

Yiaga Africa is a civic organisation promoting democracy, governance and development in Africa through advocacy, research, capacity building, youth and public accountability.

Hon.Minister Media office.

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