Former Youths Minister, Abdullahi debuts Mentorship Series August 12


Former Minister for Youths and Sports, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has concluded plans to stage a ‘Mentorship Series’ for young persons in Nigeria.

The debut, according to a statement obtained by The Ravens, would hold on August 12 in commemoration of the International Youth Day.

“The Mentorship Series is an organized and structured platform for young people to learn, engage and share from the knowledge, experience and deep insight of the accomplished journalist, astute politician and renowned author.

“As a former Commissioner for Education in Kwara State and Minister for Youths Development, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has continued to demonstrate his confidence and deep commitment to the growth and development of Nigeria’s youth demography. He believes that their creative idea, innovation and energy can be maximized for nation building and collective good,” the statement said.

Abdullah said the mentorship series was particularly in response to several requests from young people who craved mentorship for personal growth and development.

The former ThisDay Editor would speak to and engage young persons via zoom on Wednesday, August 12 in the first Mentorship Series where he focuses on different issues.

Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi served as Special Assistant, Communication and Strategy and later as Special Adviser on Policy and Strategy to Governor Bukola Saraki.

In 2007, he was appointed Kwara State Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology. He later served in the cabinet of former President Goodluck Jonathan as Minister of Youths and Sports Development.

He is a former Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and author of fast-selling ‘Sweet Sixteen’ as well as ‘On a Platter of Gold’.

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