Nigeria sets up Committee on 2019 Global Youth Employment Forum

 Nigeria sets up Committee on 2019 Global Youth Employment Forum

The Federal Government has set up an Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Planning of the 2019 Global Youth Empowerment Forum, GYEF, as part of the centenary anniversary celebration of the International Labour Organisation, ILO. The committee has as Chairman, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment; Secretary, Director, Productivity and Labour Standards, while members are drawn from the following organisations: Ministries of Labour and Employment, Youth and Sport, and Foreign Affairs; Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria Police Force, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Department of State Security, DSS, Federal Road Safety Corps,FRSC, and International Labour Organisation, ILO.

The committee’s terms of reference are; to make adequate security arrangement for the Forum; provide and ease immigration services for international delegates to the Forum, facilitate protocol arrangements for officials of ILO member states and other United Nations Agencies expected at the GYEF, and to work with the ILO Country office in Nigeria in the coordination and harmonization of the activities of the GYEF, among others. Inaugurating the Committee in Abuja, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, William Alo, said “it is with a view to ensuring the success of this international event that this Inter-Ministerial Committee is being constituted.”

Ayomide Oyewole

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