About 3000 youths across the southwest states are expected to participate in the forthcoming regional youth summit in Osun state to develop a 25-year master plan for the region. The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo is expected to declare open the Osun State Regional Youth Summit on Tuesday, 9th at WODIF centre in Osogbo, the State capital.
Others expected include a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, award-winning writer, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Gen. Alani Akinrinde, the Ooni of Ife, and Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II among other top dignitaries.
Briefing journalists at the State Secretariat in Abere, the Commissioner for Regional Integration who is also the convener of the summit Hon. Bola Ilori, said the summit is to bring youths across the Western Region together to generate ideas that would take the region to greater heights.