#IYD2017: 9mobile Supports Nigerian Youth



Telecommunications company, 9mobile (formerly Etisalat) celebrated Nigerian youths for their exceptional resourcefulness and can-do spirit, and urging them to continue to engage in ventures that foster peace and development in commemoration of the International Youth Day 2017.

With the theme of the #IYD2017 as, ‘Youth Building Peace,’ 9mobile restated its commitment to empowering the Nigerian youth through its support for education, arts, entertainment, sports, entrepreneurship and other avenues for youth development.

Speaking on their role in youth development, Head of Youth Segment, 9mobile, Layi Onafowokan, reiterates that with its recent brand migration, 9mobile has been repositioned for a future that is powered by innovation, to which the youths belong, and has re-established itself as a prime driver and avid supporter of the Nigerian spirit of excellence.

He emphasizes that 9mobile will continue to partner with the youths by supporting education, entrepreneurship, literature, photography, sports and other endeavors through which Nigerian youths can express their innate talents and abilities as they believe in the bright future of Nigerian Youth.

To reinforce its committment, 9mobile retained all of its programmes that are targeted at the youths, which the company has long identified as a critical segment of the telecommunications market.

This year’s  theme is dedicated to celebrating young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation as well as inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace.


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