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Take Advantage Of The N75 billion Youth Investment Fund – Minister Tells Nigerian Youths

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The Minister of Mines and Steel, Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, has called on the Nigerian youths to take advantage of the N75 billion Youth Investment Fund approved by the Federal Government.
Adegbite made the call in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Ayodeji Adeyemi on Monday in Abuja, during a series of town hall meetings held with youths in three senatorial districts in Ogun at the weekend.The Federal Government had approved the 75 billion naira Youth Investment Fund for three years (2020–2023) to assist the Nigerian youth with much-needed funds for their businesses. In its framework for the implementation of the scheme published on its site, the CBN said the scheme’s aim is to financially empower Nigeria youth to generate at least 500,000 jobs between 2020 and 2023.
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Adegbite said that the fund was set aside by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to nurture and develop entrepreneurship spirit among youths. Adding that the President was interested in nurturing entrepreneurship spirit amongst the youths viewing them as the leaders of tomorrow, he said that the administration had designed lots of programmes aimed at helping the youths and giving them a good livelihood.
Olamilekan Adegbite
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