Osun Youth Agenda Urges Gov. Oyetola To Engage Youths In Governance

Kimpact Development Initiative(KDI) , a Non-governmental organisation has urged Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun  to incorporate youths into his administration for development and growth.

Mr Bukola Idowu, KDI  Chief Executive Officer and Coordinating Director of Osun youth agenda campaign made the remarks at a news conference in Osogbo on Thursday.

Idowu  urged Gov.  Oyetola to take the advantage of the youth population in the state , which  according to him is about  49.8 per cent  to develop the economy capacity of the state.


He noted that osun would  continue to experience a glaring mismatch between the aspiration of its youth and the opportunity available to them  if nothing was done to explore their potentials.

Idowu said there is need for the establishment of Osun Youth Development Commission with a clear strategic development plan as  its mandate.

He said the mandate of the suggested Youth commission would be to  address the priority developmental needs of Osun  youth in the area of   quality education, promoting agriculture, improving Healthcare delivery , among others.

He said government could  improve on its achievements by seeing the youth as a major stakeholder in the development of the state through better budgetary allocation.

Idowu also called also called  on the Osun state  House of  Assembly to look into the key issue  regarding osun youth agenda and provide necessary legislative support towards the actualization of their set objectives.


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