Ekiti State House of Assembly Speaker, Hon. Kola Oluwawole has lauded the Nigerian Academy of Science, NAS over its activities towards improving the lots of the youth in the current period of economic recession.
Oluwawole expressed joy that NAS’s laudable programmes coming at this period in the country’s life would stand in the gap and offer necessary assistance to ensure a better tomorrow for the nation.
A statement by the Speaker’s Special Assistant (Media), Stephen Gbadamosi, said Oluwawole spoke in Ado Ekiti yesterday while receiving a delegation of NAS which was in the state on an advocacy visit on “Addressing Gaps in Youth’s Social Development and Reproductive Health in Ekiti State” The speaker said: “It is a thing of joy that Ekiti was picked as one of the beneficiaries of the Academy of Science Youth Development Programme. It is going to assist the youth; they are the leaders of tomorrow.
“I want to assure you that the House will study your presentation and work with the relevant ministries and departments so as to give it full support.
We, as a House are already on the track to collaborate with the Academy.
“There is also the need to look inward as regards our health. As people say, health is wealth. We will support this laudable objective. We will not disappoint you by the grace of God.”