- Published on: 23/07/2014
According to the National Population Commission, young people account for 32% of Nigeria's current projected population of approximately 177 million as at the end of 2013.
This section of Nigerians constitutes a critical and vital segment necessary for the future development of the nation. Investing in young people is the focus of this year's World Population Day and on this episode of Dateline Abuja; we look out how the nation is preparing this young people to take on the challenge of national development.
The Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund, Ratidzai Ndlovu, joins us.