Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Minister of Mines and Steel, Development, called on young people to take advantage of the Federal Government’s approved N75 billion Youth Investment Fund.
In a statement by his Special Media Assistant, Mr Ayodeji Adeyemi, Adegbite made the call on Monday in Abuja, during a series of town hall meetings held on the weekend with youths in three Senate districts in Ogun.
He said the fund was set aside by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to foster and cultivate the spirit of entrepreneurship among young people.
Adegbite said Mr. President was interested in cultivating the spirit of entrepreneurship among the young people who viewed them as tomorrow’s leaders.
He said that several projects aimed at supporting the youth and giving them a good livelihood were planned by the administration.