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Funtua Yoruba youth to celebrate 1st anniversary Saturday


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Yoruba Parapo Youth Forum, YPYF, in Funtua local government area of Katsina State will on Saturday celebrate its first anniversary at the Funtua Township Stadium.

According to the invite sent out to guests, the anniversary will be marked with an inaugural lecture, fund-raising and presentation of merit awards to deserving persons.

The event, which is slated for 9.00am, will be chaired by a Funtua-based machine fabricator, Ayanbanji Ayantunde (Agbede) while the Director of PHC Department, Funtua LGA, Muhibbat Abdullahi, will be the chairperson of occasion.

An Abuja-based media practitioner and public affairs analyst, Bode Gbadebo, who is also a Deputy Editor at the LEADERSHIP Newspapers Group, will present the inaugural lecture with the theme ‘Importance of Unity in Diversity’.

The Oba Yoruba of Funtua, HRH Murtala Adeleke will be the Royal Father of the day; while Abdulazeez Garba (Danmaliki) and a business tycoon, Ruth Adegoke, will serve as father and mother of the day respectively.

Barr. Abdulrazak Shehu and Engr. Mathew Abayomi are chief launcher and assistant chief launcher respectively for the male category; and business tycoons Nafisat Olatorera and Biola Ezekiel will be chief launcher and assistant chief launcher respectively for the female category; while the YPYF chairman, Imrana Abdulkarim, is the chief host.

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