Ghana is set to mark its National Youth Day on Friday, November 1st, 2019.
The National Youth Day which is set aside by the Africa Union Commission to promote increased awareness and recognition of young Africans as critical agents of positive change in the society.
Here, in Ghana, the National Youth Authority (NYA) is mandated to regulate and coordinate Youth Development activities is marking the celebration with series of activities on the theme “Ghana Beyond Aid; The Youth Factor.”
At the Midweek briefs on Wednesday in Accra, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer at NYA, Akosua Manu reiterated government’s commitment to facilitating youth development in the country through various activities and programs.
She said the Authority had earmarked series of activities to commemorate the Youth Week celebration ahead of November 1 Youth Parliament in Accra.
In outlining the activities, she mentioned there will be a special prayer and donation session, national and regional youth stay walk, community service as well as a public lecture.
The deputy CEO appealed to the various youth groups to join in the celebrations and also charged them to cooperate with government in enhancing the development and empowerment of the Ghanaian youth.