The President of the National Youth Council Of Nigeria- Amb. Sukubo Saraigbe Sukubo has commended the Federal Ministry of Youth & Sports for successful midwifing the 2019 review of National Youth Policy, which he noted, acknowledged the giant stride of the “Not Too Young To Run” Policy.
He expressed profound gratitude to the Federal Executive Council under President Muhammadu Buhari for approving 15 to 29 years as the new age bracket for Youth in Nigeria, which he stated, is in consonance with the United Nations Youth Policy and other best practices, while emphasizing that this will further strengthen the implementation of the “Not Too Young To Run”.
The President of Youth Council- Amb. Sukubo made the above remarks at the Public Presentation of the Reviewed National Youth Policy held in Akure, and also pleged that the National Youth Council Of Nigeria under his leadership would immediately commence sensitization campaigns on the Youth Policy across the 774 local Government area of the Country.
The Akure event witnessed the official introduction of Amb. Sukubo Saraigbe Sukubo as the authentic President of the National Youth Council Of Nigeria by the Honorable Minister- Barr. Solomon S. Dalung to the National Youth Policy Making Body in Nigeria, that comprises all State Commissioners of Youth, State Directors of Youth, Development Partners and Youth Organizations.
One of the highlights of the three day event in Akure was the Royal visit to the Palace of His Royal Majesty, Oba Aladetoyinboo-Gunlade Aladelusi Odundun II, -Paramount Ruler Of Akure, which the President of the Council- Amb. Sukubo was part of the Federal Ministry of Youth & Sports Delegation led by the Honorable Minister-Barr. Solomon S. Dalung in company of the Permanent Secretary-Mr. Adesola Olusade as well as Directors at the Ministry.