Nigeria: Ahmadiyya Urges Fg To Develop Holistic Youth Policy

Source: mydailynewswatchng.com

An excerpt from the 42nd annual National Ijtema (convention) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Organisation.

Ahmadiyya Youth Leader,Abdul-Qadir Abdul-Rafi,Amir, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama%u2019at, Nigeria, Dr. Mashuud Fashola and the Regent of Isolo Kingdom in Akure.

Ahmadiyya Youth Leader,Abdul-Qadir Abdul-Rafi,Amir, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama%u2019at, Nigeria, Dr. Mashuud Fashola and the Regent of Isolo Kingdom in Akure.

Federal Government  has been urged  to develop a holistic youth development policy framework which would engage the youth  economically, socially, politically and culturally.

This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of the 42nd annual National Ijtema (convention) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Organisation, (Majlis khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya, Nigeria) held  recently at the St. Peters Unity Secondary School, Akure, Ondo State .

At the 4-day convention, it was observed that at the helms of independence, young people were the driving force at the spheres of all developments in the country but today, the youth  are not adequately carried along on issues that affect their present and future needs.

It was noted in the communiqué that, “As detailed as the Nigeria’s National Youth Policy is which underplays the issue on national values and programmes for the inculcation of young people on the right values, there is high level of insecurity in the country, fuelled by misinterpretation of religious injunctions, poverty, unemployment and government’s insensitivity to the plight of the populace.

“Economic constraints and unfavorable business climate continue to… read more at mydailynewswatchng.com

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