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Youth Empowerment: Nigeria Reaps Huge Gains From GenU 9JA Initiative

  Nigeria has reaped  huge gains of youths empowerment from the GenU 9JA public-private-youth partnership platform initiatives, according to stakeholders. A comprehensive meeting was held, bringing together key players from the private sector, including prominent companies such as IHS Towers, Microsoft, Airtel, Unilever, ATC, Jobberman, Cisco, and MTN, as well as government representatives, youth participants, development partners, and UNICEF officials.  A statement signed by Blessing Ejiofor, Communication Officer, UNICEF Nigeria, noted, that the purpose of the meeting was to evaluate the advancements achieved in 2023 through the GenU 9JA public-private-youth partnership platform. GenU 9JA has been a cornerstone in addressing the digital and skills gaps, as well as amplifying the voices of millions of young people in an endeavor to support their transition from learning to earning.  With the current education crisis in Nigeria, this partnership has markedly enhanced digital access, l