A group known as Northern APC Youth Counseling Forum has awarded Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State for his visionary leadership and commitment towards meeting the set objectives of his administration in promoting youth development and the general spheres of human endeavours.
The State Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Amb. Lucky Isaac Yargwa, received the award on behalf of the Governor in his office in Lafia on Tuesday.
According to the Chairman of the Forum, Comrade Yusuf Naseer, the aim of the group is to canvas votes for all flag bearers of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of the forthcoming Nigeria’s General Elections in 2023.
He stressed that Governor Abdullahi Sule has provided constant inspiration and support to youth in the State to help them become productive and self-reliant.
“We are presenting this award to the Governor to show the highest respect and support to his commitment and contribution towards the growth and development of youth, entire citizens and general infrastructure in the State.
“We are equally here to canvas votes for his re-election bid in the 2023 General Elections so that he can emerge victorious and continue with the wonderful work he is doing in the State.”
Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Amb. Lucky Isaac Yargwa, expressed his honour in receiving the award on behalf of the Governor and appreciated the Forum for contributing to the success of the APC, especially in the 2023 Elections.
Yargwa reiterated the Governor’s unalloyed commitment to promote youth and youthful activities in the State.
He also noted that the Sule administration is focused on the general development of the State and her citizens so as to make them to be at par with the rest of the world.
“Thank you for finding my Principal worthy for this award. This is not only commendable but intriguing, especially for the fact that it’s coming from young individuals who believe in the ideologies and policies of the Governor and party in general.
“Let me inform you that of all the States of the Federation, Nasarawa State has one of the youngest political appointees and youth in places of authority. This is because the Governor believes in the potentials of the youth and their value addition in key decision making.
“The Governor also believes that a vibrant society is driven by young and purposeful persons, hence his constant desire to give youth an enabling environment to thrive.”
The Commissioner was decorated on behalf of the Governor with the Forum’s insignia.