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#EndSARS: FG To Set Up N25bn Youth Fund

The Federal government says it has created a youth fund of N25 billion as part of efforts to address the ongoing #EndSARS protests and youth restiveness in the country.

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed disclosed this during a stakeholders meeting with the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State on Saturday, in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to state governors and ministers to dialogue with stakeholders with the view to finding solutions to the End SARS protests.

While explaining that the youth fund will be increased to N75bn within a period of three years, the minister says the aim is to support youths to actualize their innovative and entrepreneurial ideas they have for them to grow their own businesses and be independent.

Source: Channels TV

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