Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, has announced that as part of the effort to address the #EndSARS protests, the Federal Government had created an N25bn youths fund.
Ahmed disclosed this in Kaduna during the stakeholders meeting with Dr. Hadiza Balaraba, the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State.
The minister also revealed that within three years, the fund would be increased to N75bn.
According to Ahmed, the fund aims to support the youths in actualizing their innovative and entrepreneurial ideas to become self-reliant and grow their businesses.
Reacting, Balarabe said the meeting’s essence was to look for ways to tackle the security challenges posed by the End SARS protests.
He noted the Federal Government was committed to initiating policies that are people-friendly and different reforms targeted at creating more jobs for the youth.
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