Punch news reported that the United Nations International Children's Emergency (UNICEF), in corporation with our Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, will initiate an effort to help young Nigerians.
The inauguration scheme, known as Generation Unlimited [GenU], is to be inaugurated on the 26 of July, between the federal government and UNICEF.
The essence of the project is to expand educational facilities in Nigeria, provision of employment opportunities , and training of young Nigerians.
List of African countries that are currently participating in GenU partnership program are:
ii) South Africa
iii) Niger Republic
GenU target for Nigeria:
The Generation Unlimited [GenU] for Nigeria is to reach two (2) million young Nigerians aged between 10-24 years old by 2023, and twenty (20) million people by 2030 with skills training, education, empowerment, entrepreneurship and employment.
Why do GenU have such money to sponsor billions of young people around the globe:
GenU has a wide range of development partners including USAID, African Development Bank, ILO, GIZ, UNDP, and private sector organizations.
Few of the private organizations partnering with GenU are: Airtel, UBA foundation, Cambridge University, Microsoft, Boston Consulting Group, Jobberman, and Toni Elumelu Foundation [TEF].
GenU will be implemented in 12 States, where it will be distributed across the 6 geopolitical zones in Nigeria.
Lagos and Kano State will be the implementation center. The program is to be implemented at the State Government level, through the Governor's offices in the states.
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