2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 1, PART C
Youth empowerment and value re-orientation: The road map to strong and peaceful nation
Author(s): Jummai Grace TABAT
Youths are the most active segment of any society imbued with relentless energy, vigor, drive and the major catalyst for development in any given society. The paper is of the view that when youths are effectively, adequately and constantly empowered and re-orientated with acceptable values, this will go a long way in developing peaceful and strong nation. Besides, a strong and peaceful society helps in promoting national image, national security, respect for human life and properties, corporate values, imbibe the culture of hard work and productivity, wealth and job creation among its citizenries. The paper gave a highlight on the concepts of youth empowerment, value re-orientation and challenges associated with empowering youths. Recommendations proffered among others includes; employing sustainable training and retraining of teachers in entrepreneur (empowerment) skills and acquisitions of value re-orientation skills, introduction of value re-orientation skills as a course of study in schools where every student needs to pass through before graduation.
How to cite this article:
Jummai Grace TABAT. Youth empowerment and value re-orientation: The road map to strong and peaceful nation. International Journal of Home Science. 2020; 6(1): 140-143.