‘Seun Ibukun-Oni, Abuja


DAILY COURIER – The US Consulate in Nigeria has hipped praise on the youths of Nigeria on this year’s occasion of International Youth Day.

The terse statement on the consulate’s social media platforms read:
“Happy International Youth Day!

“Nigerian youth are an incredible source of ingenuity and creativity” – Ambassador Leonard

International Youth Day is commemorated every year on August 12 to raise awareness of the potential of young people for bringing peace and change to the world. In the U.S., the day is celebrated in parades, sports events, concerts, conferences, volunteer projects, and exhibitions of young people’s achievements.