The Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Minna in Collaboration with RCE Grand Rapides Michigan, USA organized the 2nd African RCE Youth Virtual Conference with the theme: The Role of Youths in Achieving Good Governance, Leadership and Sustainable Development on the Continent. The Programme was aimed at bringing together youth from across Africa to find a common ground towards taking active role and creating positive impact in their communities without waiting for government support.

In his remarks, the Coordinator of RCE Minna and President of African RCEs, Dr. Abdul Husaini charged the youth to be more proactive in their endeavors. He sighted example of successful young people across Africa and the world at large. He called the attention of the youth to the Sustainable Development Goals and how Africa is to benefit from it.

Also, Mal. Nuru Lemu, the Co-Founder and Pioneer Member of RCE Minna who gave the Keynote address stated that Africa is actually facing numerous challenges from poverty, insecurity, hunger, poor waste management, climate change, governance etc. He however called on the youth to know that nobody will solve the problem of Africa but African themselves. He further advice the youths to utilized their youthful age in making the desired impact in their various communities through the use of modern technology among other means.

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