F E D E R A L M I N I S T R Y O F Y O U T H D E V E L O P M E N TByINUWA ABDUL-KADIR, EsqHonourable Minister, Federal Mini...
INTRODUCTION• It is an established fact that youth, as future leaders, are the most valuablenational asset and investment ...
Establishment of the Ministry• The Ministry started as a unit and grew progressively from a Division to aDepartment throug...
• VISIONTo empower the Nigerian youth to become self reliant and socially responsible• MISSIONTo provide a sustainable fra...
Network and Social Mobilization(NSM)Successful sitting of the YouthParliament and replication in some statesSuccessful R...
STRUCTURE AND ACTIVITIES OF DEPARTMENTS OF AGENCIESEducation and YouthDevelopment (EYD)Capacity building workshop for car...
REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE PROFILE FOR THE YEAR 2012.BudgetBreakdownProjectedInvestmentPlan under 1stNIP (N)Budget Allocation...
KEY OUTCOMES DELIVEREDS/N PERFORMANCE INDICATOR 2012 PLANNED TARGET 2012 (ACTUAL AS AT DECFMYD1 Construction/equipping of ...
7 Implementation of the reform of theNYSC and its restructuring.Reviewing the Posting Policy andthe restructuring of the N...
ACTIVITIES OFTHE MINISTRY9
ACTIVITIES OFTHE MINISTRY10
STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENTSMeeting of the 5th National Council on Youth Development• The Council Resolved and urged the Federa...
• Second Sitting of the Second Session of theNigeria Youth Parliament was convenedand resolutions on issues affecting youn...
STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENTS CondOpen conversation with Ministers from relevant MDAs was held as part ofactivities marking the ...
REFORMS OF THE NYSC14
REFORMS OF THE NYSC• The need to review policies, restructure and realign the NYSC Scheme with theFederal Government’s Tra...
PARTNERSHIP FOR AGRICULTURAL INITIATIVES:• 634 youth trained in the MDG Supported Youth in AgricultureProgramme for 2012.•...
YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE17
YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE18
PARTNERSHIP FOR AGRICULTURAL INITIATIVES:Youth Entrepreneurs assemble for training at a pastry and milk processing plantat...
PARTNERSHIPSUN SYSTEM:• UNIDO: The Ministry commenceddiscussions with UNIDO ondeveloping the mechanism that willattract yo...
• United Nation Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA):The Ministry is working with UNFPA to implement youth friendlyiniti...
• UN Habitat is Supporting the Ministry to develop a framework formanaging its Youth Centres in the areas of skills acquis...
COMMONWEALTH YOUTHPROGRAMME, AFRICA CENTRE• 12 Youth Development Officers in theMinistry participated in the 2012 edition ...
ECOWAS COMMISSION• The Ministry supported 12 Nigerian youth to participate at the ECOWASAnnual Youth Empowerment Programme...
POLICY INITIATIVES• 7 new policies were initiated:1. Introduction of Leadership, Value Orientation and ReorientationCompon...
POLICY INITIATIVES3. Scaling up and Sustaining Youth Development and EmpowermentActivities in Nigeria through PPP arrangem...
POLICY INITIATIVES5. Reform of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN): Ministry hassupported and supervised the revi...
National Youth Index• The Ministry commissioned the National Bureau of Statistics for the firsttime to conduct a nationwid...
YOUTH MOBILISATION AND NETWORKING:• The Ministry has designed and undertaken a number of initiatives to givethe youth a vo...
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE• Opening of Zonal Offices: theMinistry operates 6 zonaloffices, one in each geo-political...
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE31
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE32
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURENational Youth DevelopmentCentre, Gwaram, Jigawa State33
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE34
SECTION B: AGENCIES OF THE MINISTRY35
NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC)• Mandate: To mobilize Nigerian Youths for national cohesion,development and self-relia...
ACTIVITIES OF THE NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS• The NYSC annually mobilizes an average of 250,000 graduates. However,227,1...
ACTIVITIES OF NYSC38
ACTIVITIES OF NYSC39
ACTIVITIES OF NYSC40
CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP TRAININGCENTRE (C&LTC)41
CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP TRAININGCENTRE (C&LTC)• The Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre (CLTC), is one of theold...
CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP TRAININGCENTRE (C&LTC)• The Centre has two main mandates:– Providing citizenship and leadership...
ACTIVITIES• The Centre partnered with the Gombe State Government for the trainingand reorienting of over 350 dis-engaged p...
ACTIVITIES contd.SN PERFORMANCE INDICATORS 2012 ( PLANNEDTARGET)2012 (ACTUAL AS ATDEC.)1 Inculcating The Virtue Of Self-re...
REPOSITIONING OF MAN ‘O’ WAR• Establishment of a functional national command office withadequate staff , well equipped off...
C&LTC PARTNERS• The C & LTC has recorded increased patronage from numerous clients acrossthe country in both the public an...
SUCCESSSUCCESSIntroduction of ValueOrientation and ReorientationComponent in all programmes.Leadership andLegislativetrain...
SUCCESS OF THE MINISTRY AND ITSAGENCIESS/No. NYSC C&LTC1 Skills Acquisition Programme of the Scheme has workedas Corps mem...
KEY CHALLENGES OF THE MINISTRY• Non -Implementation of the National Youth Policy, especially with regard tothe National Yo...
CHALLENGES OF NYSCGeneral insecurityin certain parts ofthe country.Restrictive scope of the newposting policy of Corpsmemb...
CHALLENGES OF C&LTC• Insufficient and late release of fund• Lack of permanent office accommodation for the Headquarters.• ...
RECOMMENDSThe need for the establishment of theNational Youth Development Councilwith His Excellency, PresidentGoodluck Eb...
RECOMMENDATIONS contd.To ensure the Ministrycoordinates all activitiesrelated to YouthDevelopmentRelease of more funds to ...
RECOMMENDATIONS contd.To ensure the Ministrycoordinates all activitiesrelated to YouthDevelopmentRelease of more funds to ...
EXPECTATIONS/DELIVERABLES FOR 2013Having taken stock of the major accomplishments in 2012,the deliverables for the Ministr...
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  1. 1. F E D E R A L M I N I S T R Y O F Y O U T H D E V E L O P M E N TByINUWA ABDUL-KADIR, EsqHonourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Youth Development
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION• It is an established fact that youth, as future leaders, are the most valuablenational asset and investment in their upbringing, development andempowerment is therefore very essential for the progress anddevelopment of our nation.• The National Youth Policy defines youth as persons aged between 18 – 35years. They constitute the largest demographic group with an estimatedpopulation of about 80 million that is rapidly increasing.• A lot has been done for youth development but much more needs to bedone considering the sheer population and complexity of the task ofeffective management of youth issues.• In spite of investments in youth development, restiveness, violent crimes,drugs abuse and other social vices continue to pose serious challenges.1
  3. 3. Establishment of the Ministry• The Ministry started as a unit and grew progressively from a Division to aDepartment through 9 Ministries in 25 years. It became a full-fledgedMinistry in January 2007.2
  4. 4. • VISIONTo empower the Nigerian youth to become self reliant and socially responsible• MISSIONTo provide a sustainable framework for integrated planning and collaborationamong stakeholders for the development of policies and programmes, laws andother initiatives that promote and enhance the development of the Nigerianyouth and the protection of their interests.Vision – Mission3
  5. 5. Network and Social Mobilization(NSM)Successful sitting of the YouthParliament and replication in some statesSuccessful Review of the NYCN Constitution andconduct of congressCategorization of NGO and development ofworking relationship guidelineEnterprise Development andPromotion (EDP)Successful execution of the MDG Supported Youthin Agriculture ProgrammeSuccessful training on agricultural extensionserviceSuccessful implementation of Vocational trainingSTRUCTURE AND ACTIVITIES OF DEPARTMENTS ANDAGENCIESThe Ministry has Six Departments and Two Agencies.4
  6. 6. STRUCTURE AND ACTIVITIES OF DEPARTMENTS OF AGENCIESEducation and YouthDevelopment (EYD)Capacity building workshop for career youthdevelopment officersSuccessful training of 246 youth on civiceducation and responsibilitySuccessful holding of Bilateral meeting betweenNigeria – NigerBi-National Commission Meeting held in Capetown , South AfricaNational Youth Service Corps Successful implementation of skills acquisition &entrepreneurship development programmeSuccessful implementation of agro-entrepreneurship training and disbursement ofloans to corps members.Deployment of corps members in three batchestotaling over 227,136 in 2012Citizenship and LeadershipTraining Center (C&LTC)Successful training and reorienting of youth atrisk .Increase patronage of the center programmes.5
  7. 7. REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE PROFILE FOR THE YEAR 2012.BudgetBreakdownProjectedInvestmentPlan under 1stNIP (N)Budget Allocation InternallyGeneratedRevenue(IGR) (N)Donor/PrivateSectorContribution(N)TotalExpenditureAppropriation(N)Budget WarrantReleased(N)Amount Cash Backed(N)FMYDCapital 5,762,094,100 2,598,937, 420.80 2,598,937, 420.80 ------- ------- 2,598,937,420.80Recurrent 622,843,469 622,843,469 622,843,469 622,843,469NYSCCapital 1,126,938,597 540,410,921 538,107,463 --------------- 538,107,463Recurrent 68,946,528,22166,738,828,310 66,738,828,310 ------ ------- 66,738,828,310C&LTCCapital 258,200,000 161,374,319 123,526,184 ------ --------- 123,423,695Recurrent 942, 353, 998 951, 353, 998 796, 162, 123 783, 732, 6246
  8. 8. KEY OUTCOMES DELIVEREDS/N PERFORMANCE INDICATOR 2012 PLANNED TARGET 2012 (ACTUAL AS AT DECFMYD1 Construction/equipping of YouthDevelopment centresCompletion of 9 Youth Centres inTakai, Sumaila, Kudan, Katsina, Biu,Ode-Omu, Awka, Ikot-Ekpene,AgbokimAll awarded components in the NineYouth Centres are completed2 Strategic partnerships in youthempowerment in agro-alliedenterprises.Provision of loans and grants to ex -Corps members for Agro-BusinessM.O.U Signed with T.Y DanjumaFoundation, Discussion on-going withSonghai Centre, NERFUND, Bank ofAgric, and other relevant MDAs.3 Commencement of the NigerianYouth EntrepreneurshipDevelopment Programme (NYEDP)Part of a two year plan for capacitybuilding and strengthening ofrelations with the CommonwealthOffice.Engagement of Technical Adviserfrom the Commonwealth Secretariat,London Office.4 MDG funded programme for Youthin Agriculture.Training and Empowerment ofAgro- Entrepreneurs634 Youth trained and awardedgrants of N200,000.00 each.5 Implementation of Constituencyproject for Zamfara West SenatorialDistrictTo facilitate the training of Youth inAgro-Allied Skills.279 Youth were trained and awardedgrants and Materials6 Establishment of Nigerian YouthParliament and its replication at StateLevelsTo inaugurate the Sitting of theSecond Parliament and advocate theestablishment of State YouthParliaments.Sitting of the second session of theYouth Parliament,Annual town hall meetings and theestablishment of State YouthParliaments in Kano, Bauchi, Kogi,Benue States. Akwa- Ibom.7
  9. 9. 7 Implementation of the reform of theNYSC and its restructuring.Reviewing the Posting Policy andthe restructuring of the NYSC andits activities for corps membersPosting policy implemented andReform Committee submitted itsreport.8 Partnership with InternationalEcological Safety CollaborativeOrganization (IESCO) to providetechnical assistance on green jobs,Ecological/Environmental safety andclimate change for youth.To provide equipment andtechnical expertise to the existingYouth Development Centres in theCountry.M.O.U Signed9 Partnership with UN Habitat To establish a one Stop YouthDevelopment and InformationCentre for West Africa in Nigeria.M.O.U Signed10 Providing a platform for youngpeoples’ voices to be heardRepositioning of the NationalYouth Council of Nigeria (NYCN)to meet the global set standardsNYCN Constitution reviewed andElective Congress to be Conducted.11 UNDP Junior Professional Officers(JPO) ProgrammeRecruit and expose youngNigerians to the UN System andinternational Civil Service.M.O.U Signed with the UN System,Road map for implementationdeveloped and Selection ofparticipants to commence.KEY OUTCOMES DELIVERED contd.Over 1,781,826 Youth were empowered in 20128
  10. 10. ACTIVITIES OFTHE MINISTRY9
  11. 11. ACTIVITIES OFTHE MINISTRY10
  12. 12. STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENTSMeeting of the 5th National Council on Youth Development• The Council Resolved and urged the Federal Government to:– Undertake an effective anti-drug abuse campaign programme.– Execute a National Action Programme for Value Orientation andEffective Engagement of Youth.– Convene a National Stakeholders’ Summit on Youth Development.– Continue collaboration with relevant stakeholders to create jobs foryouth through Agro-related businesses.– Continue the survey for a National Youth Index that will providedetailed data on the status of youth in Nigeria .11
  13. 13. • Second Sitting of the Second Session of theNigeria Youth Parliament was convenedand resolutions on issues affecting youngpeople were passed for onwardtransmission to the National Assembly forconsideration.• The Nigeria Youth Parliament held a TownHall Meeting in Minna, Niger State.• State youth parliaments were establishedin Bauchi, Osun, Kano, Benue and Akwa-Ibom,• Commonwealth Youth Parliament-African Region held its sitting in Uyo,Akwa-Ibom State.• The African Youth Day was marked.• National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN)Zonal Consultative meetings were held aspart of the efforts to transform the council.STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENTs cont’d.Speaker of the Youth ParliamentYouth Parliament in session12
  14. 14. STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENTS CondOpen conversation with Ministers from relevant MDAs was held as part ofactivities marking the 2012 International Youth Week where Ministersinteracted with young people on their Ministries activities on youthempowerment.A participants asking question during theOpen Conversation with Ministers.Hon. Minister of Youth Development withHon. Minister of State Trade and Investment,Chairman House Committee on Youth and DG-NYSC during Open Conversation Forum.13
  15. 15. REFORMS OF THE NYSC14
  16. 16. REFORMS OF THE NYSC• The need to review policies, restructure and realign the NYSC Scheme with theFederal Government’s Transformation Agenda led to the setting up of a MinisterialCommittee, which came up with the following recommendations:– Review of the current posting policy: review of the current posting policy as aresult of challenges encountered in its implementation to allow Corps membersto benefit from private and public sector experiences in order to increase theirchance of gainful engagement and employment after service.– Adoption of Information Technology for Documentation and Certification ofCorps members– Revival of the NYSC Agriculture Farms– Establishing synergy between NYSC and NUC, NBTE, JAMB to harmonizecarrying capacity of Corps deploying institutions to obtain reliable data onCorps mobilization.15
  17. 17. PARTNERSHIP FOR AGRICULTURAL INITIATIVES:• 634 youth trained in the MDG Supported Youth in AgricultureProgramme for 2012.• 667 youth trained at farm centres in Delta, Katsina and Rivers State.• The Ministry signed an MOU with TY Danjuma Foundation to providetraining in Agro-business and grants for ex-corps members .• 279 youth were trained and empowered in the AgriculturalEmpowerment Programme for Youth in Zamfara West SenatorialDistrict. It also featured an exclusive programme for female youth inthe District.16
  18. 18. YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE17
  19. 19. YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE18
  20. 20. PARTNERSHIP FOR AGRICULTURAL INITIATIVES:Youth Entrepreneurs assemble for training at a pastry and milk processing plantat Owode-Egba19
  21. 21. PARTNERSHIPSUN SYSTEM:• UNIDO: The Ministry commenceddiscussions with UNIDO ondeveloping the mechanism that willattract young people into Agricultureas catalyst for development.• UNDP: Nigeria signed an MOU withthe UNDP in December to recruityoung Nigerian Professionals to workin the UN System for a minimum oftwo years through the JuniorProfessionals Programme (JPO).• Since the inception of the JPOprogramme by the UN System over50 years ago, Nigeria is the firstAfrican Country to become a donormember. Nigeria is starting with 37JPOs.Hon. Minister, (second from right, second row) at the 9thMeeting of National Recruitment Services and UN Organisationson the Associate Expert/JPO/APO Programmes in Stockholm,Sweden20
  22. 22. • United Nation Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA):The Ministry is working with UNFPA to implement youth friendlyinitiatives under the UNFPA’s 6th Country Programme of Assistance(6th CPA). Some of these include:– Establishment of Youth Friendly Centres within the Ministry’s YouthDevelopment Centres and training of officers who will work asCounselors at the Centres.– Development and production of a National Framework on AdolescentReproductive Health for the country in conjunction with the FederalMinistry of Health,– Supporting the reforms of the National Youth Council of Nigeria(NYCN) by facilitating the review of its constitution as well as thedevelopment of a Strategic Action Plan for the Council.• UN HABITAT: the Ministry signed an MOU with the UN-HABITAT toestablish a ‘One Stop’ Youth Development & Information Centre inNigeria for West Africa.21
  23. 23. • UN Habitat is Supporting the Ministry to develop a framework formanaging its Youth Centres in the areas of skills acquisition, ICT, etc• Ministry is in partnership with International Ecological SafetyCollaborative Organization (IESCO) in developing mechanism for GreenJobs and other environmentally friendly initiatives for youth engagement.• The IESCO will train and certify 1000 Nigerian trainers in China on greenjobs, climate change and other wealth creation opportunities.• Thereafter, similar institutions and training would be replicated in Nigeria.Prof. Jian Mingjun, President of IESCO, Inuwa Abdul-Kadri, Esq, Hon. Minister YouthDevelopment and Prof. Oyebanji Oyeyinka, Director, Research UN Habitat, signing an MOU.22
  24. 24. COMMONWEALTH YOUTHPROGRAMME, AFRICA CENTRE• 12 Youth Development Officers in theMinistry participated in the 2012 edition ofthe International Programme on YouthEntrepreneurship Training (IPYET) Zambia• The University of Abuja is running aCommonwealth Professional Diplomaprogramme on Youth Development on behalfof the Ministry.• A job creation strategy to provide 10,000jobs in two years has been developed by theMinistry in collaboration with theCommonwealth. To this end, a TechnicalAdviser has been deployed by theCommonwealth Secretariat to work with theMinistry from 2013 – 2015 towardsachieving this.23
  25. 25. ECOWAS COMMISSION• The Ministry supported 12 Nigerian youth to participate at the ECOWASAnnual Youth Empowerment Programme/ Training for Youth inAgriculture and Mechanical/Electrical works which were held in Songhai,Porto Novo, Benin Republic and Ouagadougou in Burkina Fasorespectively.• Beneficiaries were supported with take-off grants by the Ministry.24
  26. 26. POLICY INITIATIVES• 7 new policies were initiated:1. Introduction of Leadership, Value Orientation and ReorientationComponents in all Youth Development /Empowerment Programmeseither skilled or knowledge based2. Introduction of the National Patriot Campaign- this is aimed atlaunching a campaign for patriotism among young people throughrevamping the volunteer activities of school and faith based youthorganizations i.e the Scout, Girls’ Guide, Boys Brigade.Hon. Minister with National Leader of Girls’ Guild during courtesy visit.25
  27. 27. POLICY INITIATIVES3. Scaling up and Sustaining Youth Development and EmpowermentActivities in Nigeria through PPP arrangement.4. Scaling up and strengthening of Partnership with relevant MDAs, andNGOs to develop an elaborate Youth Empowerment Project.Hon. Minister with the Leadership of the Nigerian Scout Movementat their 2012 Annual General Meeting .26
  28. 28. POLICY INITIATIVES5. Reform of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN): Ministry hassupported and supervised the review of the NYCN Constitution6. The Ministry is developing a framework for National MentorshipProgramme7. Restructuring of the Ministry’s departments and units to align withCommonwealth recommended standard.Youth participants at the C&LTC camping programme27
  29. 29. National Youth Index• The Ministry commissioned the National Bureau of Statistics for the firsttime to conduct a nationwide survey on the status of youth in Nigeria forthe development of a National Youth Index.• The survey covers areas of youth in education, health, employment,agriculture, migration, ICT, conflict resolution, crime, and drug abuse• The data is being processed and the outcome will be published soon.A group of Students during life skill training at C&LTC Centre28
  30. 30. YOUTH MOBILISATION AND NETWORKING:• The Ministry has designed and undertaken a number of initiatives to givethe youth a voice. These include:– Reactivation of a Tweet Conference on Social Media.– Upgrade of the ministry’s website to Youth Development VirtualResource Centre– Strengthening and repositioning of working guidelines between theMinistry and Voluntary Youth Organizations(VYOs).29
  31. 31. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE• Opening of Zonal Offices: theMinistry operates 6 zonaloffices, one in each geo-political zone to decentralize itsprogrammes to States and LocalGovernments.• Building Youth DevelopmentCentres: currently, the Ministryis supervising the constructionof additional 29 YouthDevelopment Centres asconstituency projects across theCountry.Above: National Youth Centre, Owode Egba, Ogun StateBelow: National Youth Centre, Ode-Omu, Osun State30
  32. 32. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE31
  33. 33. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE32
  34. 34. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURENational Youth DevelopmentCentre, Gwaram, Jigawa State33
  35. 35. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE34
  36. 36. SECTION B: AGENCIES OF THE MINISTRY35
  37. 37. NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC)• Mandate: To mobilize Nigerian Youths for national cohesion,development and self-reliance.36
  38. 38. ACTIVITIES OF THE NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS• The NYSC annually mobilizes an average of 250,000 graduates. However,227,136 corps members served in 2012.• 658 Corps members were trained and empowered under the MDGs toestablish agro-enterprises.• 131,659 Corps members were given Skill Acquisition andentrepreneurship development training.37
  39. 39. ACTIVITIES OF NYSC38
  40. 40. ACTIVITIES OF NYSC39
  41. 41. ACTIVITIES OF NYSC40
  42. 42. CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP TRAININGCENTRE (C&LTC)41
  43. 43. CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP TRAININGCENTRE (C&LTC)• The Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre (CLTC), is one of theoldest national institutions established since 1951.42
  44. 44. CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP TRAININGCENTRE (C&LTC)• The Centre has two main mandates:– Providing citizenship and leadership training.– Establishment and management of Man O’ War Organizations.43
  45. 45. ACTIVITIES• The Centre partnered with the Gombe State Government for the trainingand reorienting of over 350 dis-engaged political thugs, popularlyknown as ‘yan kalare, to be good citizens suitable for employment ashealth and environmental inspectors.• The 350 youth are currently gainfully engaged.• engaged44
  46. 46. ACTIVITIES contd.SN PERFORMANCE INDICATORS 2012 ( PLANNEDTARGET)2012 (ACTUAL AS ATDEC.)1 Inculcating The Virtue Of Self-relianceand selfless service to the nation255,000 266,8402 Imbibe the concepts of good andresponsible leadership as well ascommunity development555,850 468,8553 Youth with market ready skills. 14,050 9,4904 Understand the unpleasantconsequences of belonging orpatronizing cultism7,200 4,8005 Establish a platform for Man”o”Wardevelopment5,000 6,2576 Understand various investmentopportunity and determine to beproductive and employer of Labor255,000 266,84045
  47. 47. REPOSITIONING OF MAN ‘O’ WAR• Establishment of a functional national command office withadequate staff , well equipped office accommodation and thepurchase of a Peugeot 406 official vehicle.• Held the first joint national meeting with all national officers, statecommanders and state secretaries in attendance.• Training programme held for Man ‘O’ War information technologystate command officers in Abuja on the use of IT systems providedfor each state command.• Reintroduction of Man ‘O’ War in schools for Citizenship andLeadership education.The Leadership o the Man O’ War Nigeria Voluntarily undertook the following:46
  48. 48. C&LTC PARTNERS• The C & LTC has recorded increased patronage from numerous clients acrossthe country in both the public and private sectors. Among them:The Nigeria Police.State House Annex.The Nigeria Prison Service.Shell Petroleum DevelopmentCompany (SPDC).The Nigeria Armed Forces.Defense Intelligence School, Kuru,Jos.NDLEA.School of Oceanography and MarineResearch, Lagos.NDDC – Niger Delta DevelopmentCompany.Economic and FinancialCrimes Commission.47
  49. 49. SUCCESSSUCCESSIntroduction of ValueOrientation and ReorientationComponent in all programmes.Leadership andLegislativetraining for youngpeople.Partnership withrelevant MDAsand DonorAgencies.Conduct of the National YouthIndex survey that would guidegovernment on policy andprogramme implementation.48
  50. 50. SUCCESS OF THE MINISTRY AND ITSAGENCIESS/No. NYSC C&LTC1 Skills Acquisition Programme of the Scheme has workedas Corps members embraced it .Leadership and life skill trainingactivities in the seven (7) Units2 The NYSC MDGs War Against Poverty Programme hasworked as it exposed and sensitized all Corps members tothe need for self reliance through job creation.Sensitization programme properlyexecuted3 Collaboration with stakeholders has worked especially inthe area of electoral reforms/conduct of elections andCorps empowerment.Re-organization of Man O War Cluband Associations was successfullyexecuted4 Implementation of the approved expansion of theAdministrative Structure of the Scheme has worked as ithas helped to drive the policies of the Scheme therebyenabling it to cope with the dynamics of youthmobilization and management for national developmentand self-reliance.Execution of treasury funded projects49
  51. 51. KEY CHALLENGES OF THE MINISTRY• Non -Implementation of the National Youth Policy, especially with regard tothe National Youth Development Council .• The National Youth Policy provides that there will an inter ministerial Councilto be called the National Youth Development Council under the chairmanshipof the President. It will comprise all the Chief Executives of the core relevantMinistries, e.g Youth Development, Women Affairs, Education, Labour andproductivity, Agriculture, Health and Trade and Investment. To serve asforum and clearing house on all youth policy matters of National interest.• Inappropriate placement of Youth related projects/programme in other MDAsand inconsistency in government implementation policy• Problems associated with land allocation within areas where centres are to bebuilt as well as lack of appropriation for the running of the youthdevelopment centres and personnel.• Insufficient and late release of funds.50
  52. 52. CHALLENGES OF NYSCGeneral insecurityin certain parts ofthe country.Restrictive scope of the newposting policy of CorpsmembersInadequate and late releaseof fundsInadequate logistics foreffective skill acquisitiontrainingInadequate funds to empowertrained Corps members underthe War Against PovertyProgramme.Non fulfillment of statutoryobligations by the State and LocalGovernments.51
  53. 53. CHALLENGES OF C&LTC• Insufficient and late release of fund• Lack of permanent office accommodation for the Headquarters.• The Centre has only three (3) permanent Training Units in Lagos, Plateauand Delta states. Others are operating on temporary sites• There is a need for more working equipment and mobility item formovement of participants• Construction of standard office accommodation for staff in the TrainingUnits• Reduction in the number of participants as a result of security challengesin the country .• Staff training and exchange programmse with Outward BoundInternational has declined.52
  54. 54. RECOMMENDSThe need for the establishment of theNational Youth Development Councilwith His Excellency, PresidentGoodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR asChairman and other relevantMinisters as members in line with theprovisions of the National YouthPolicy.Need for the establishment of YouthDevelopment Fund in line withglobal best practicesThe need to increase budgetaryallocation to the MinistryConsider the launching andadoption of a National Campaign onPatriotism and Promotion ofNationalist Movement AmongYouth53
  55. 55. RECOMMENDATIONS contd.To ensure the Ministrycoordinates all activitiesrelated to YouthDevelopmentRelease of more funds to the NYSCScheme for the implementation of itscore programmes and for the conductof skill acquisitiontraining/empowerment of Corpsmembers.Review of the new posting policy toencompass the areas of deploymentof Corps manpower to the sectorsstipulated in the NYSC Act.The need to construct new centres forthe Citizenship and LeadershipTraining Centre (C&LTC) to enable itcarry out its mandates.The need to refurbish and upgradethe existing C&LTC centres to meetup with its challenges and executeits mandates.54
  56. 56. RECOMMENDATIONS contd.To ensure the Ministrycoordinates all activitiesrelated to YouthDevelopmentRelease of more funds to the NYSCScheme for the implementation of itscore programmes and for the conductof skill acquisitiontraining/empowerment of Corpsmembers.Review of the new posting policy toencompass the areas of deploymentof Corps manpower to the sectorsstipulated in the NYSC Act.The need to construct new centres forthe Citizenship and LeadershipTraining Centre (C&LTC) to enable itcarry out its mandates.The need to refurbish and upgradethe existing C&LTC centres to meetup with its challenges and executeits mandates.54
  57. 57. EXPECTATIONS/DELIVERABLES FOR 2013Having taken stock of the major accomplishments in 2012,the deliverables for the Ministry in 2013 which are expectedto consolidate and fast –track the realization of ongoingprogrammes and projects in tandem with the existing vision,mission and mandate of the Ministry includes:Recruitment of firstbatch of youngNigerians to participatein the training of the UNJPO – P to commence in2013;Ensuring the completionof on-going NationalYouth DevelopmentCentres in all the sixgeo-political zonesEnsuring more youngunemployed graduatesare given requiredentrepreneurial,vocational and skillstraining in specializedvocation so as to growyouth economy andthereby create wealth.Articulating andintegrating leadershipand skill developmentmodules in the trainingof youths as part of theMinistry’s input inhuman capacitydevelopment for futureleadership roles.55
  58. 58. Thank you!56

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