The Federal Executive Council has approved the commemoration of November 1 of every year as National Youth Day.
This followed the approval of the report of the Cabinet Committee on the institutionalization of a National Youth Day on November 1 of every year through a memorandum by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Cabinet Committee was set up to consider a memorandum by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, for the institutionalization of November 1 as the National Youth Day.
With the designation, November 1 will now be marked as a day to raise awareness on issues concerning youth in Nigeria and for organizing public information activities on youth related matters.
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Every commemoration would have a theme around which activities will revolve across the states of the Federal Capital Administration with each one of them bidding to host the…
Source: Complete Sports