Nigerian , Ahmed Adamu emerges as Chairperson of the Commonwealth Youth Council!


Congratulations to Ahmed Adamu, who recently elected as chairperson of the Commonwealth Youth Council. Following a keenly contested election, Adamu emerged victorious and will now be the recognized voice of the 1.2 billion young people of the Commonwealth, and a framework for youth-led development initiatives.

Ahmed Adamu from Kastina State is a graduate of Bayero University Kano with a PhD in Economics, from Newcastle University, United Kingdom.

He is the Founder and Pioneer President, Youth Participation for Progressive Development Initiative; member, Katsina State Executive Council Committee on Youth Restiveness and Unemployment, December, 2011 and Secretary, Constitutional review Committee, Katsina Central Constituency, 2012.

The elections took place at the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Hambantota, Sri Lanka, where candidates from national youth bodies across the 53 countries of the Commonwealth have been campaigning for the right to lead the CYC.

Five other Nigerian youths were among the fifty-three candidates from 21 countries standing for nine executive posts including Chairperson, Vice Chairpersons, regional and special interests representatives of the Commonwealth Youth Council.

We congratulate this  Gene of Africa

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