The International Award for Young People Nigeria continues to scale new heights towards achieving its goal of reaching 100,000 young people by 2023.
On the 6th of October 2022, The International Award for Young People Nigeria signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Citizenship and Leadership Training Cenre (CLTC) – a parastatal under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development.
It is worthy of note that CLTC has been partnering with the Duke of Edinburgh International Award for decades before the severance of such a relationship some years back. On signing the MOU, the relationship is expected to improve service delivery in both organizations.
The Director General, CLTC, Mr. Soji Eniade mni, while signing this important document in his office declared that this would mark the beginning of a symbiotic relationship that would reactivate the type of partnership that ever existed between the two and to the benefit of Nigerian Youth.
The National Director of IAYPN Mr. Oshoke Bello said that embedded in the partnership are several opportunities that will be unveiled as time goes by. He also mentioned that the partnership with CLTC is in line with IAYPN’s strategic objectives and supports her ambition of making the Award available to every young person in Nigeria.
The Director General signed for CLTC and was witnessed by the Director of RCSID, Alhaji Danjuma Ochidi while Mr. Oshoke Bello the National Director of IAYPN signed on behalf of the Award and was witnessed by Mr. Abiodun Akinyode, the Operations Manager, Northern Region.
The event was attended by PRMIM Director – Dr. Ihenetu Kevin, Operation and Rescue Director – Dr. Abokwara Adjekota Alero, Mrs. Oluwakemi Olaleye, and Mr. Kolawole Sunday Adeyemi Personal Assistant to DG while Mr. Timothy Igwe from IAYPN also attended the brief ceremony.