By Waliu Adeyeri
The Federal Government (FG) has implored Nigerian youths to take advantage of its entrepreneural and wealth creation programmes.
The Honourable Minister for Youth and Sport Development, Mr Sunday Dare, made this announcement during an interview with the National Youth Service Corps.
He stated that “the Federal Government recently earmarked Seventy Five Billion Naira under the National Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) as a strategic platform where every Nigerian youth is qualified to access the fund as a lifeline towards wealth creation and self empowerment.”
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Thereby, urging youths to maximally utilise the opportunity as he hopes that the fund would create positive multiplier effects in the national economy.
Commenting on the re-opening of NYSC Orientation Camps, the Minister expressed joy over the re-opening of NYSC Orientation Camps nationwide under strict observance of COVID-19 safety protocols.
He added that the “Orientation experience will afford Corps Members the rare opportunity of creating network of enduring friendships, share valuable ideas about nation building and be exposed to various programmes aimed at inculcating in them the spirit of self reliance.”