Oyo State Commissioner for Youths and Sport, Mr. Seun Fakorede on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 inaugurated a 13 man Oyo State Youth Advisory Council. The council comprises of various youth group leaders across the state.

During the inauguration held in his office, Fakorede charged the council members to use their wealth of experience to develop means of actualizing the roadmap for Youths development of Governor Seyi Makinde led administration. The council will play an important role in youths development in Oyo State.

The Honourable Commissioner said the Ministry will roll out a system that will capture graduate, unemployed youths and non-graduate unemployed youths, this will serve as a database for the youths in the state and allows proper planning. The Honourable Commissioner further stated that efforts are ongoing to revive all moribund Youth camps and centers in the state.

The advisory council is to evaluate the
performance of a program, review/monitor/assess youths developmental program, serve as
advocate for the youths, provide feedback to the government from the youths, provide technical expertise, provide an independent/unbiased
sounding board, and assist staff in determining important youths developmental activities. The council will also help to determining mission and purpose of a program, articulating the goals, means, and primary constituents to be served by a program, ensuring effective planning, monitoring and strengthening of programs and services, ensuring adequate financial resources, and enhancing the Youths ministry’s public standing.

The names of the Oyo State Youths Advisory Council are:
Asiwaju Adekola Adeoye
Mr. Adegboyega Stephen
Mr. Adeniji Bashorun Saintabey
Alhaji Quadri Ogundele
Dr. Olubukola Olatunji
Comrade Najimdeen Kehinde
Mrs. Olubiyi Florence Yetunde
Deacon N.O. Adegbite
Mr. Salaudeen Tajudeen
Mr. Michael Ogunsina
Hon. Taiwo Salami (The Organizing Secretary)
Mrs. Adebobola Agbeja (The Public Relations Officer)
Mr. Oluyinka Tella (Secretary to the Council)

The members of the council appreciated the Honourable Commissioner for the opportunity to serve and promised to contribute meaningfully to the growth and development of the youths in Oyo State.

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