Youth Council Honours NCC Director

 

Youth Council Honours NCC Director

The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has honoured the Director, Licensing and Authorisation at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Muhammed Babajika, with the title of ‘’Garkuwan Matasan Arewa (literally translated as icon of societal transformation).

This award, in a statement by the NCC  was in appreciation of Babajika’s dedication to his duties which contributed to opening up spaces to engender youth development and a better Nigeria.
The NYCN is an umbrella body of youths in the 19 northern states in Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja (FCT).
The award was presented by the Vice-President of NYCN, Yahya Garba,to Babajika in Abuja recently, said the conferment of the title on the honoree was based on his selfless service and his immense contributions that have enhanced youth development.
“Babajika was chosen for this award ‘based on his immense contributions to youth development, empowerment, training, job creation and others through training of our members to appreciate the significance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in development,” Garba said.

In his acceptance speech, Babajika commended the youth organisation for promoting the youths of northern extraction, urging NYCN Executives to use their connections and network with the governments across the country to carry out more awareness on skills acquisition and functional education.