Governor Yahaya Bello has on Wednesday approved the constitution of Kogi State Youth Development Commission.
The Secretary to the State Government, Folashade Arike disclosed that the new commission was “in line with the law in line with section 6:1:2 of the law establishing the Kogi State Youth Development Commission, Implementation of Sustainable Youth Policy and Other Matters Connected Therewith, 2018.”
The Governor thereby appointed Lawal Ozomata James as the Chairman of the commission.
Other appointed members are:
Olusiji Aina Private Sector Leader
Sariki Abdullahi Abdulkadir Finance Expert
Bidemi Olorukooba. Youth Entrepreneur
Ms. Abimbola Abgogun Representative of Civil Society Organization
Esther Awuya Ogaji Representative of the Ministry of Youth and Sports
Abdulkareem Isah Adabenege Senior Legal Practitioner
Garba Ige Joy Representative of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Victor Oshamo Representative of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of Kogi State
Adamu Habibat Representative of the Office of the Head of Civil Service
Umar Dan’asabe Mohammed Gender Expert
Israel Alonge Representative of the National Youth Council, Kogi State Chapter
Amodu Hassan. Representative of the Association of persons living with Disability
Idakwoji Hauwa Rose. Administrative Secretary
The Governor congratulated the Chairman and Members of the commission, charging them on team work and creative energies toward the development of the commission.