The Nigerian Youth Compact on COVID-19 says it is set to be the first in Africa to adopt the Global Compact for youths in Humanitarian Action and COVID-19 response.

This was contained in a  statement signed by Millicent Umoru, Head of publicity of the organisation in Abuja.

Umoru disclosed that the unveiling of the Nigerian Youth Compact on COVID-19 is slated to hold on Tuesday June 2, 2020 in Abuja

She said that the compact was expected to engage over 10 million youths in various Humanitarian COVID-19 response.

“The compact is aimed at domesticating the global concept to complement Federal government’s effort and the private sector initiative in addressing the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world,” She said.

Umoru also said that the compact would serve as a report of and testimony to the transformation taking place in the various communities across the country.

According to her, the idea of the planned programme was imperative for creating opportunities for meaningful engagement of young people in the fight against Coronavirus as well for youth driven programmes during and Post COVID-19.

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