The Osun governor Elect senator Ademola Adeleke has congratulated Nigerian Youths on occasion of International youths day.
The Governor Elect promised to institute sustainable youth development agenda to harness the huge potentials of Osun youth when he assumes office in November.
Ademola Adeleke in a statement issues through his director of media and communication, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, charged the youths to be more focussed and determined.
The statement reads, ” I know the incumbent had prepared a state youth policy but it has no implementation plan and also has a lot of missing gaps. So the document is not yet the best for Osun state. My agenda includes a revision of the policy to integrate global youth innovations as well as an actionable plan that is localised and domesticated for our peculiar environment.
“As youth is a multi-sectoral matter, my administration will not only mainstream youth issues across the sectors, we will strive hard to address the key challenges facing Osun youth today namely high rate of unemployment, hostile entrepreneurship environment, deepening drug addiction, harsh educational circumstances among others.
” My administration will introduce solutions based on the peculiarities of each youth groups such that entrepreneurship programmes will be tailored towards the needs of each youth cohorts. Access to finance will be designed to link up with each group’s needs. School access and support programme will follow similar line to ensure inclusiveness among others.
” My administration also has huge agenda on digital economy focussing on the legendary skills of our youth in ICT. We will emphasise youth digital skills, promote e-commerce and e-business. Our government will implement an agroprenuer programmes targetting graduates. Youth gender inclusiveness and Osun as green youth driven state are all embeded in our plans for the state”, he stated.