To celebrate National Youth Week, the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, honored a Youth Ambassador, Dr. Kazeem Akande, in recognition of his pivotal role in the development of Nigeria’s youth.
Akande, founder of the Akande Tunde Movement (ATM), was honored as a member of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (FNYCN) on Saturday at a symposium, on the occasion of the International Youth Week Youth, held at American Corner, Jericho, Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.
Speaking at the inauguration, NYCN, Oyo State Chapter President Salam Quadri said the honor was in recognition of Dr. Akande’s contributions to youth development in the country.
He further asserted that there is a need to recognize Dr. Akande for his contributions to the development of Nigerian youth.
As Dr. Akande appreciated the group for this honor, he promised to continue the promotion and development of Nigerian youth.
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Government officials and dignitaries including Oyo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Seun Fakorede; Special Assistant to the Governor of Oyo State for Youth and Sports, Kazeem Bolarinwa; The Managing Director of Oyo, Abuja and Lagos State Liaison Office, Wale Ajani among others was present at the event