International Youth Day 2020 is an annual event that allows young people to celebrate and mainstream their voices, actions, initiatives as well as their meaningful, universal, and equitable engagements.
As disclosed by Najib Waziri Esq who is the Moderator of the Panel Discussion to be hosted by the Tambuwal Youth Ambassadors (TYA), he said that TYA is an organization created in 2017 to be the leading and fastest-growing platform where young people will be mentored and provided with opportunities in line with Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s style of ”Youth Inclusiveness in Leadership and Governance.
”This generation has accepted young people as problem solvers, change-makers, and leaders of our society. TYA invests in that have unique and significant qualities in innovative aspects because the organization believes that young people deserve the opportunity to showcase and realize their potential and that is why TYA as an organization promotes youth participation in leadership and governance, organizing workshops, seminars, webinars and other relevant training aimed at equipping young people with leadership skills for the excellent management, effective service delivery and good governance” Barr. Najib added.
When asked about this year’s International Youth Day, Najib Waziri told Sokoto Tracker that the theme of this year’s 1st of its kind International Youth Event in Sokoto is ”Youth Engagement for Global Action” which seeks to highlight how the engagement of young people at local, national and international level is enriching national and multilateral institutions and processes as well as drawing lessons on how their representation and participation in formal institutional politics can be significantly appreciated and enhanced.
The Youth Engagement for Global Action by the Tambuwal Youth Ambassadors is scheduled to hold as follows:
Wednesday 12th of August, 2020
At Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic Sokoto
To attend, register through www.tambuwalyouthambassadors.com