In appreciation for the excellence and dynamic participation of the managing director/CEO of the Abuja Enterprise Agency, the leadership of the northern youth council of Nigeria (NYCN) visited the agency to honor the CEO Arabi Muhammad Tukur with the decoration of the sir Ahmadu Bello platinum leadership award.
The president of the council, Isa Abubakar who led the delegation of the NYCN from the 19 northern states and the FCT to decorate Arabi with the award stated that the council is highly impressed with the youth inclusion in running the activities of the agency, which is the reason for the commendable achievements of the agency.
Abubakar termed on other government institution to emulate the youth inclusion the AEA has exhibited to forge ahead stating that the sardauna platinum award is not just an award given to anyone, but an award given to individuals who have distinguished themselves in nation building.
While receiving the delegation, Arabi thanked the council for finding him worthy of the award and promised to work in partnership with the council to promote entrepreneurship among youths in the FCT and the nation at large, as 90% of the programmes, activities and resources of the agency is geared towards women and youth empowerment.
The CEO during his decoration as “GARKUWAN MATASAN AREWA/ICON OF NATION BUILDING” however dedicated the award to the management and entire staff of the Abuja Enterprise Agency, stating that without them no milestone can be achieved.
By Asiya Sani Suleiman