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AFDB pledges leadership in continental youths’ skill development

The African Development Bank (AFDB) Group has pledged to provide leadership in the moderation and transformation of the continent’s youths’ development challenges over a 10 years period.

AFDB said that the leadership would be channeled into making African youths’ skillful drivers of sustainable African economic growth.

Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, AFDB President said that the bank’s strategic partnership with youths’ in the continental development, stemmed from the simple reasoning that they are Africa’s biggest assets.

Adesina said on Monday in Lusaka, Zambia, that the bank’s agenda for African youths skillful transformation was part of an economic policy aimed at creating 25 million new jobs for youths, as well as equipping additional 50 million youths in the next decade.

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