By Mariam Eko
National Orientation Agency (NOA) is organizing a National Youth Summit in Abuja as part of the end-of-the-year festivities.
The Director General of the Agency, Mr. Mike Omeri, noted the daily socio-economic and cultural problems that confront the Nigerian youth and said the NOA was poised to reposition them to overcome those challenges as well as prepare them for potential leadership.
The summit, under the theme: Rebuilding National Image: The Role of Nigerian Youth, is expected to be addressed by government functionaries including the Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, Special Adviser on Youth Affairs to the President, Jude Imagwe, and Director General, National Sports Commission. Sports stars like Kanu Nwankwo and Folorunsho Okenla will also make presentations at the event.
The Director General of NOA said the objectives of the youth parley are to sustain attitudinal change among the youth, improve national image, raise integrity among the youth and harness the creative energies of the youth among others.