Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola will on Wednesday, August 12, speak to a group of young persons as part of activities marking this year’s International Youth Day.
The programme, which is scheduled to hold on zoom, will focus on youth engagement for global action as its theme.
InsightMedia recalls that International Youth Day is observed August 12 every year and the aim is to raise awareness about the challenges and problems faced by the youth and to celebrate the role of young women and men as essential partners in change across the world.
International Youth Day was first celebrated in 2000. On this day, several workshops and events were held to spread awareness and celebrate the youth of the world. International Youth Day is celebrated to enhance the talents of the youngsters and to develop unity among the young people across the world.
The day celebrates the youth-led organizations, Governments, young people, and others who are working to transform education and uplift young people worldwide.
Other areas that the event will cover as sub themes are –
Youth and post covid-19 pandemic
Youth and education
Youth and agriculture
Youth and entrepreneurial skills
Youth and ICT
Youth and Health
Youth and Commerce, trade and investment
Youth and Sports
The Governor shall engage and interact with all youth via Social Media ( Zoom/Live Facebook) on this special day.
Intending participants are enjoined to send their questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or to 07034947260 as text messages or WhatsApp text.
Link will be made available on Tuesday, August 11, 2020