Jonathan to open Ijaw youths’ summit
President Goodluck Jonathan will open the maiden Ijaw Youth Council World Summit on September 9 at the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, Warri, Delta State.
The summit, with the theme: Partnering for Prosperity and Sustainable Development, will end on September 11.
Over 1,000 delegates, including youths, government officials, community and religious leaders and other stakeholders from the Niger Delta will attend the event.
The summit is a platform for the government, communities and organisations to address the various challenges facing the youths of the Niger Delta. These include high unemployment rate, lack of prospect and youth restiveness.
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