By Oyewale Oyelola
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that over 9,000 youths leading interventions to attain Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Governor Sanwo-Olu stated this on Friday at the formal launching of Lagos Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Youth Alliance.
According to him, this will certainly set a new pace that will enable the State Government accelerate actions towards meeting key deliverables in the global goals.
The Governor also welcomed Nollywood practitioners Jim Iyke, Jumoke Odetola and Florence Otedola (DJ Cuppy) who volunteered to lead our campaign on the 17 SDGs.
”This initiative is the first ever Government- initiated but youth-led SDGs action, designed towards creating an effective platform for partnership with youths in achieving the 2030 Agenda and we are proud to announce that over 9,000 youths leading interventions across the SDGs in Lagos have signed up to be in the alliance.” He added
“What we want is to see how we can bring SDG champions and society influencers in our various communities together for measurable impacts. When we took the decision to set up this alliance, we wanted to create a partnership through which we can have real conversations and engagements that can impact the society positively”