Yendi Youth Connect Hosts Transformative Summit: Empowering Youth at Yendi Youth Summit

In an event that ignited hope and inspiration, the Yendi Youth Summit unfolded as a beacon of progress for the vibrant youth of Yendi. With over 200 eager participants representing various schools, youth groups, and accomplished individuals from the community, the summit was a testament to the power of collective action and the boundless potential of Yendi’s youth.

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Yendi Youth Connect Hosts Transformative Summit: Empowering Youth at Yendi Youth Summit

Diverse Perspectives, Unified Vision: The Speakers

The summit featured a lineup of distinguished speakers who shared their insights, experiences, and wisdom with the attentive audience. Chief among them was Mr. Abdulai Yakubu, whose impassioned address recounted the challenges faced by the Concerned Citizens of Yendi in their advocacy efforts. Undeterred by obstacles, Mr. Yakubu urged all present to join the movement for positive change and contribute to the betterment of Yendi.

Ms. Wunnam-Huzaipha Adams Mahama Esq. delivered a stirring message to the young girls in attendance, emphasizing the importance of intentional living and the pursuit of educational excellence. Her words resonated deeply, challenging the youth to prioritize long-term goals over short-term luxuries and to make sacrifices for their future and the generations to come.

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Mr. Nathaniel Adams Jr took the stage to champion entrepreneurship as a catalyst for development. Drawing from his own journey as a serial entrepreneur, Mr. Adams highlighted the myriad opportunities available in Yendi and urged the youth to harness their creativity and innovation to address the city’s challenges.

As the esteemed chairman of the event, Chief Gunpal Lana Sumani Shei Sadik offered invaluable advice to the youth gathered at the summit. Encouraging them to internalize the principles shared throughout the day, Chief Sadik emphasized the transformative power of adopting a mindset rooted in progress and positivity.

As the co-founder of Yendi Youth Connect, Mr. Abdul-Latif Umar shared the vision behind the organization and the summit. He underscored the importance of visible positive mentors for the youth of Yendi and emphasized YYC’s role in empowering young people to contribute meaningfully to the development of their community.

Yendi Youth Connect Hosts Transformative Summit: Empowering Youth at Yendi Youth Summit
Mr. Abdul-Latif Umar (Co-founder and Executive Director of YYC)

Looking Ahead: The Future of Yendi Youth Connect

In his closing remarks, Mr. Lukman Aliu, the director of operations of Yendi Youth Connect, expressed gratitude for the success of the summit and outlined plans for future initiatives. Promising that the Yendi Youth Summit would become an annual event, Mr. Aliu unveiled a series of upcoming programs aimed at fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership among Yendi’s youth.

Special thanks were extended to sponsors and partners, including Yendi Senior High School, Twillium Industries, Verna Natural Purified Drinking Water, Taha Enterprise, Chieff Builders, Minhad Enterprise, Professor Ramatu, Alhaji Mutala Mohammed (Yendi Blood), Alhaji Shanni Mahama, Concerned Citizens of Yendi, and the Management of Sankara Radio, whose support contributed to the success of the event.

Yendi Youth Connect Hosts Transformative Summit: Empowering Youth at Yendi Youth Summit

A Call to Action: Embracing the Spirit of the Yendi Youth Summit

As the summit drew to a close, the echoes of inspiration and empowerment reverberated throughout the assembly hall. Armed with newfound knowledge, renewed determination, and a shared sense of purpose, the youth of Yendi departed the event ready to embark on a journey of transformation and progress.

The Yendi Youth Summit had achieved its intended purpose, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of all who attended. As the sun set on the horizon, a new dawn of possibility emerged for the youth of Yendi, fueled by hope, unity, and the unwavering belief in a brighter future.

Kumtili Dikpong

A young enthusiastic Dagbana from Yendi. All i wish is to make a positive impact in Dagbon and the world at large. I am an earth science graduate from UDS and my hobbies are researching and photography.