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Buhari declares November 1 National Youth Day

Nigerian youths now have every reason to put on thier jubilation garb and dance to the world excitedly, as President Muhammadu Buhari declares November 1 National Youth Day to recognise their importance, role to nation building and celebrate them.

The President declared this on Wednesday during the Virtual Federal Executive Meering in Abuja.

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, disclosed this on his twitter account at the end of the FEC meeting.

Announcing that the day has been set aside for the celebration of Nigerian youths, Dare tweeted:

“Today, President Buhari in Council approved November 1st of every year as the National Youth Day to celebrate, draw attention to and find solutions to the issues that affect the Youth. Mr. President as again demonstrated his commitment to supporting youth -focused policies. Thank You.”

Although the meeting was virtual, Buhari presided from the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa , Abuja while some ministers participated virtually from their offices.
The meeting, which started at about 10 am, also has Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, in attendance.

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