President and Commander of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved and declare the 1st of November every year as the “National Youth Day”.
While disclosing this, Minister of Youth and Sport Development, Sunday Dare, noted that the President made it official during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday.
Announcing the day set aside for the Nigerian youths celebration, Dare tweeted;
“Today, President Buhari in Council approved November 1st 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.”