The Nationwide Youth Authority (NYA) has pressured the necessity for Ghana to up its funding portfolio on youth literacy applications.
It’s because world developments and the fashionable improvement indicators sought to assist the truth that any nation aiming to realize accelerated improvement wanted a knowledge-based youth.
Mr. Emmanuel Asigri, Chief Govt of the NYA, indicated that the youth who achieved a substantial stage of training have been twice extra more likely to contribute meaningfully to a nation’s improvement processes than their uneducated counterparts.
They’re higher outfitted with the requisite information, experience, and confidence very important to confronting improvement challenges for the advantage of society.
Mr. Asigri, in a speech read on his behalf, on the 2019 Worldwide Youth Day celebration at Tanoso close to Kumasi, mentioned for that motive, the federal government’s ‘Free Senior Excessive Faculty’ program must be given the utmost precedence and a focus.
“We’d like rather more educated youth to facilitate job and wealth creation, elevated productiveness and affluent future,” he famous.
“The Function of the Youth in Contributing to High-quality Training in Ghana”, was the theme for the celebration.
According to the commemoration, the Ashanti Regional ‘Youth Parliament’ staged an efficiency to articulate dwelling the indispensable function of the youthful era in realizing the nation’s academic objectives.
In attendance was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kwadaso, Dr. Samiu Kwadwo Nuamah, in addition to the educated elite and authorities officers.
Mr. Asigri defined that no significant improvement may happen when the human useful resource base was unhealthy.
“Not one of the remaining 15 out of the 17 world Sustainable Improvement Objectives ( SDGs) might be achieved to the neglect of SDGs three and 4 – which goal at making certain good well being, wellbeing, and high-quality training for all,” he remarked.
Mr. Simon Osei-Mensah, Ashanti Regional Minister, in a message delivered on his behalf, suggested the youth to remain off vices.
Mr. George Orwell Amponsah, Ashanti Regional Director of NYA, explaining the rationale behind the ‘Youth Parliament’, mentioned it was to function a platform for the youth to debate points militating in opposition to their very own improvement.
Dr. Nuamah urged the youth to take curiosity within the Parliamentary affairs with the intention to perceive its actions and function within the nation’s improvement.