Oyo State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Seun Fakorede has inaugurated a 13 man Oyo State Youth Advisory Council, Mouthpiece NGR can report.
The event which took place at the office of the Commissioner on Wednesday comprises of various youth group leaders across the state.
Fakorede charged the council members to use their wealth of experience to develop means of actualizing the roadmap for Youths development of Governor Seyi Makinde led administration, adding that the council will play an important role in youths development in Oyo State.
A statement jointly signed by Adebobola Agbeja (PRO) and Oluyinka Tella (Secretary)also quoted the Commissioner as saying that the Ministry will roll out a system that will capture both graduate unemployed youths and non-graduate unemployed youths, this will serve as a database for the youths in the state and allows proper planning.
“Efforts are ongoing to revive all moribund Youth camps and centers in the state.”
“The advisory council is to evaluate the
performance of a program, review/monitor/assess youths developmental program, serve as advocate for the youths, provide feedback to the government from the youths, provide technical expertise, provide an independent/unbiased sounding board, and assist staff in determining important youths developmental activities.”
“The council will also help to determining mission and purpose of a program, articulating the goals, means, and primary constituents to be served by a program, ensuring effective planning, monitoring and strengthening of programs and services, ensuring adequate financial resources, and enhancing the Youths ministry’s public standing.”
The names of the Oyo State Youths Advisory Council are:
Asiwaju Adekola Adeoye
Mr. Adegboyega Stephen
Mr. Adeniji Bashorun Saintabey
Alhaji Quadri Ogundele
Dr. Olubukola Olatunji
Comrade Najimdeen Kehinde
Mrs. Olubiyi Florence Yetunde
Deacon N.O. Adegbite
Mr. Salaudeen Tajudeen
Mr. Michael Ogunsina
Hon. Taiwo Salami (The Organizing Secretary)
Mrs. Adebobola Agbeja (The Public Relations Officer)
Mr. Oluyinka Tella (Secretary to the Council)
In their appreciation, The members thanked the Commissioner for the opportunity to serve and promised to contribute meaningfully to the growth and development of the youths in Oyo State.