President Tinubu’s Son, Seyi Sets Out To Create Over 10,000 Jobs For Youths

Noella Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, is partnering with some well-meaning firms within and outside Nigeria to create jobs for more than 10,000 Nigerian youths.

Seyi Tinubu, the president’s son is co-founder of the foundation and Chairperson, SME100Africa Global Youth Council. He disclosed his beneficial employment plans for the youths at a medical outreach in Abuja on Saturday.

The outreach was to commemorate the 2023 International Youth Day which holds every August 12.

The 2023 edition had the theme: “Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World”.

The aim is to bring issues regarding the youth to the attention of the international community and celebrate the potential of youths as partners in the global society.

The junior Tinubu said that the foundation was committed to transforming the lives of young people and aspiring entrepreneurs across the nation.

“In a world where challenges facing our young generation are both numerous and complex, Noella Foundation has emerged as a beacon of hope, a driving force that propels dreams into reality.

“As we look forward to the horizon of the next 12 months, we stand on the cusp of witnessing something truly remarkable developments,” he said.

He said that the theme underscored the vital role of youths in driving innovation and change, adding that youths hold the key to unlocking economic growth and development globally.

He said that the foundation would create more than 10,000 jobs to encourage the youth, transform the beneficiaries’ lives and help communities and industries.

“We would also back this up by setting up exchange programmes and summits within and outside Africa.

“We would also encourage those who have begun thriving businesses, with resources to do more and employ more.

“We would also fill vacancies in organisations and institutions with young Nigerians who are willing and able to work.

“This will be done using as the portal to collate CVs,” Tinubu said.

While appreciating the foundation’s partners for support in creating job opportunities, Tinubu called on prospective partners to collaborate with the foundation in order to create more jobs.

“Imagine the ripple effects of these jobs – lives touched, families supported, dreams fulfilled.

“It is a testament to the unyielding belief in the potential of our youths, their unwavering faith in the power of each individual to contribute to the tapestry of our nation’s progress.

“As we celebrate this remarkable day, let us be reminded of the countless stories that will soon unfold.

“Stories of young minds breaking free from the shackles of unemployment, stories of resilience, determination and relentless pursuit of excellence,” he said.

According to him, Nigeria is blessed with a youthful population, with over 65 per cent under the age of 30, making it one of the youngest nations globally.

He said that the potential held the key to unlocking economic growth and innovation in Nigeria.


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