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BUHARI RECOGNISES YOUTH INNOVATORS

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally recognised and celebrated the accomplishments of some youth innovators in Nigeria including a 20-year-old student of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Usman Dalhatu, who built a portable automatic ventilator to help people with breathing problems.
        
 Dalhatu was among the five Youth Innovators in different fields showcased by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development at the maiden National Youth Day Celebration, which also coincides with the African Youth Day Celebration.
 President Buhari, who was represented by the FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, congratulated the young innovators on making the nation proud, assuring them that his government will continue to invest in entrepreneurship, skills and career development.
 Four Other Youth Innovators, received cash donations of N500,000 each from the Federal Government
 The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, said thousands of entries were received for the App Challenge and after detailed process by technical partners, 10 entries were selected to receive cash prizes of N1 million each , while a number of others won laptops.

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