The Senior Special Assistant on Empowerment, Comrade Khalid Garba Barau has been appointed as a member of the committee on youth engagements, priorities and inclusion in governance in Nigeria set up by the Northern States Governors’ Forum.
The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong who inaugurated the committee at Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House Kaduna, tasked members to justify the confidence reposed in them.
Governor Simon Lalong said the forum at its meeting with the Chairmen of Northern States Traditional Rulers Council came up with a number of resolutions one of such is the constitution of a committee to examine and articulate youth engagements, priorities and inclusion in governance in Nigeria and in the North in particular.
He said their terms of reference were to work out various ways of engaging the youths in the North at different levels, priotize different programmes for youth development and to identify and develop different platforms for youth inclusion in the governance architecture in Nigeria and they are expected to submit report within 8 weeks for further deliberations.
Comrade Khalid Barau who was nominated by Governor Bala Mohammed to represent Bauchi State at the committee, expressed gratitude to the Governor for finding him worthy of the opportunity and pledged to be good ambassador of the state in the discharge of the assignment.