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Gov Ahmed wins Businessday Best Governor Award for youths, sport dev

By The Citizen
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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State says he remains committed to

promoting the development of youth whom he described as the ‘nation’s

most vital and vibrant resource’.

Speaking following his emergence as Best Governor in Youth and Sports

Development at the 2014 BusinessDay Good Governance and States

Competitiveness Award held in Lagos, Governor Ahmed said his remains

committed to developing Kwara youths since they are vital to current

and future development based on their population and potential as

future leaders.

He said this realization explains his strong commitment to youth

development through provision of employment, entrepreneurship and

vocational tradition.

Dedicating the award to Kwara Youths, Ahmed thanked the organisers of

the awards for the recognition conferred on him and pledged to do more

for all in Kwara State.

According to him, youth empowerment remains at the core of his

administration’s programmes, promising to roll out new initiatives to

engage and train more youths in the state.

He called on governments at all levels to continue to create

opportunities for the gainful employment of the country’s youths so

that the social problems of unemployment does not escalate into a

security issue.