Apex Multimedia, Under-30 CEOs Africa Commemorates IYD with Symposium in Makeni By Alusine Rehme Wilson

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On Wednesday, Makeni City based growing brand Apex Multimedia and Under-30 CEOs Africa jointly facilitated a day’s symposium for over sixty young people in the North to commemorate this year’s International Youth Day.

The conference was hosted at the Makeni City Council Hall on station road in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone on the theme: “Integrating Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages.”

During the seminar, Former National Youth Ambassador Alusine Lulu Bangura and Shebora Samba Kamara, a Journalist and Lecturer moderated two panel discussions respectively on the topics: “Skills development and access to livelihood for youth, and Challenges for investing in Youth in Sierra Leone featuring Lucy Turay from Domestic Workers Advocacy Network, Musa Jawara from Global Youth Network, Nikken Palmer from Families Without Borders, Yayah Kargbo from Ministry of Social Welfare, Mohamed Mansaray from Get Properties Solution Limited, Emilia Kamara Jengo from WoFHRAD, Abubakarr Tarawalie from Makeni Models Union and Idriss Jerry Kargbo from Global Multimedia Online TV.

The panel discussions saw delegates, panelists and other special guests from various districts in the Northern region and from Freetown discussed on issues affecting them as young people in Sierra Leone and in the end identify causes to the challenges of youth are facing and unanimously recommended ways to the organizers for onward presentation to the Government and partners for possible actions.

Commenting on the purpose of the event and post event feedback as organizers, Founder of Apex Multimedia and Former National Youth Ambassador Alusine Lulu Bangura said “they feel fulfilled as organizers to partner with Under-30 CEOs Africa to host the event which has been organized in Freetown only in Makeni as the first-ever International Youth Day Celebration with the goal to increase inclusivity of youth across the country.

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“The event is very timely and worthwhile according to responses from the delegates, panelists and other special guests that graced the celebration which we had to postponed to be hold on Wednesday, 31st August, 2022 instead of August 12 the actual date set aside by UNDP to commemorate youth across the world”, he disclosed saying a citizens protest championed by youth was the main reason for postponing the event but expressed over the successfulness of the event and assured to collaborate in the future with more partners to celebrate the IYD in a larger scale.

Apex Multimedia, Under-30 CEOs Africa Commemorates IYD with Symposium in Makeni
By: Alusine Rehme Wilson
Email: alusinerehmew@gmail.com8

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