By Rasheed Animasaun
Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya, Oyo State has participated actively in the commemoration of International Youth Day organized by the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Oyo State Chapter held between 13th and 19th August, 2018.
The commemoration, in Oyo State, was observed as a long full week celebration to include series of programmes which include public lectures at American Corner, Jericho, Ibadan; press conference; humanitarian visits to inmates at Agodi Prison, Ibadan; novelty match at Adamasingba Stadium; maiden symposium at the House of Chiefs Arcade, House of Assembly Complex, Oyo State; Jumu’at; Sunday Church Service for thanksgiving and Youth Festival.
At the press conference and official opening, the Chairman of the 2018 Committee of the Oyo State Youth Week, Comrade Abdul Hakeem Awe, who is a stakeholder of the Council and Qaid of Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya (Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Organization), Oyo State, enlightened the press and audience on the theme of the event ‘Create Safe Spaces for Youth’. He further highlighted the lined up programmes for the events.
Majlis members participated actively and marked attendance at each day of the event. On the symposium, over 20 members of the Majlis attended with their sparkling Khuddam uniforms and listened to the keynote speakers who all delivered beautifully on the theme.