The Kano Youth Economic Summit was conceptualized by the Kano Economic & Investment Summit Group to avail Youth in the State and the nation in general to have a say in the scheme of things. As the main assest of any society,the inclusion of youth as key stakeholdersis essential in nation-building and the strive for socio-economic sustainability.
Hence, the Summit is envisage to serve as aplatform for youths to converge and articulate, discuss and analyze key issues pertaining to thier societal role within the framework of economic growth and development as well as explore ways and means to contribute towards transforming society for the common good.
OBJECTIVES OF THE SUMMIT INCLUDE:
I. To provide a forum for young people to organize, network, learn and share their aspirations and concerns in a public setting
II. To avail opportunity for Youths to play an active role in thier socio-economic development;
III. To create an avenue for Youth to provide input, observations and recommendations on governance and state-building.
IV. To bring together Youths from all sectors of the society to deliberate on issues and challenges affecting them and opportunities available.
V. To develop recommendations towards a framework for a ‘Youth Policy’ to guide government towards fostering and developing the potentials of youths in the State