official website of the Delta State Ministry of Youth Development

New Thinking

We believe our youths should think outside the box, not the usual seeking of employment but, thinking on leveraging their skills with the available resources.

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Brief History of The ministry

In August 27th,1991 Delta State was carved out of the defunct Bendel State. The Department of Youth Development was a department in the Ministry of Youths, Sports and Community Development.

In 1999, the old Ministry of Youths, Sport and Community Development was split into two. The Ministry of Youths and Sports was one of the resultant Ministry carved out. On the June 4th, 2007, the Ministry of Youths and Sports was further split into Delta State Sports Commission and the Directorate of Youth Development under the Governor’s Office.

The Directorate was upgraded into a full fledged Ministry of Youth Development by Delta State Government on November 19th, 2019.

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Featured PROGRAMS

T.E.P

The Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Programme (TEP) is a collaborative programme with the State-owned Tertiary Institutions. This programme is initiated by the Delta State Government to encourage entrepreneurship development.

R.Y.S.A

This is the flagship programme of the Ministry designed to enhance the training of interested youths who have already acquired relevant skills across 270 wards in the State.  Target youth demography under this programme are semi-literate and non-literate rural-based youths…

Mindset and Value Reorientation

This is a collaborative programme which is designed for the youth demography of Delta State. This is a Public and Private Partnership (PPP) support which is geared to foster positive social attitudes, create platforms that will expand opportunities…

Youth parliament

The Delta State Youth Parliament is a legislative and Developmental Training Institution, created to strengthen, reinforce and consolidate efforts in empowering young people through meaningful youth representation and inculcating legislative and leadership values in youths…

International Youth Day/Week

“12th August” of every calendar year had been designated as “International Youth Day” by the UN General Assembly in 1999. It is a template for annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in development. It is also an opportunity to create awareness of the challenges and problems perculiar to world’s youths. “International Youth Day” celebration examines how Governments, young people, youth-led organizations and youth-based institutions, as well as other relevant stakeholders, are doing. It is believed that this will help the youths to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

African Youth Day Celebration

At the “Banjul Summit 2006” the African Youth Charter adopted and proclaimed in the Executive Council Decision (DOC.EX.CL./292 (IX) that “1st day of November” yearly should be set aside to mark the “Africa Youth Day”. It is a day set aside every year to promote the increased recognition of youth as key agents for social change, economic growth and sustainable development in all spheres of the African society. It is an occasion to acknowledge the efforts of youths on the continent and an opportunity to appreciate and encourage youths, motivate, energies their creativity.

National Youth Week Celebration

National Youth Week Celebration comes up between May 1st – 7th every year. It is a week dedicated to the acknowledgment of youth and their active participation in the development of their different communities. The celebration could be by way of recreation, drama, sport, dance, civic engagements, art, volunteerism or leadership symposium. “National Youth Week” is a time earmarked to honour youth involvement in developmental processes!

Others programmes

Other programmes of the Ministry of Youth Development include; Delta Youth Week Summit; Youth Empowerment Schemes, Supervision of the Delta State Youth Council, Centre for Youth Development Dialogue.

Timetable

February 27, 2020

Delta Fabric Training

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March 4, 2020

Local Government Tour

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May 1, 2020

Rural Youth Skill Acquisition Programme (RYSA)

Practical / Hands-on training for beneficiaries of the programme to acquire further practical skills required for them to succeed in their chosen enterprises. This training will be carried out by Master Trainers designated across different communities in Delta State.

June 1, 2020

Tertiary Institution Entrepreneurship Programme (TEP)

Qualified candidates from the institutions listed in the TEP programme will undergo a four-weeks mandatory Entrepreneurship Masters Class (EMC). Only candidates that pass the EMC examination will be admitted into the internship phase of the programme.

June 1, 2020

Mindset & Value Reorientation Programme (MVRP)

The Mindset and Value Reorientation programme will ensure that Delta youths partake in employ-ability workshops and career fairs for undergraduates/graduates,
life-skills development programmes for Secondary Schools,
engagement of private sector for youth development opportunities and
civic engagement programmes

August 12, 2020

International Youth Day Celebration

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November 1, 2020

Africa Youth Day Celebration

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November 16, 2020

Youth Summit/Entrepreneurship week

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