The Federal Government said it has set aside N75 billion Youths Fund for youth development projects for the next three years.
The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, said in Kaduna that the fund would be broken down to N25 billion per year.
According to Vanguard, she said the fund was meant to support the youths to actualise the creative and entrepreneurial ideas of the Government.
“What we are doing at the Federal level is that we have set aside N25billion Youths Fund. It is actually a N75billion fund for three years. So, we are starting with N25bn for 2021.
The fund is meant to support the youths to actualise creative and entrepreneurial ideal that we have, so that, they can be more productive, be their own bosses and employ other youths,” she said