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U. S. pledges support for economic devt, good governance

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The United States of America has vowed to support efforts that would address Nigerian issues, particularly economic development, access to healthcare, peace and security and transparency and good governance. Speaking at the weekend in Lagos at the graduation ceremony for 2017 Fellows of the Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI), U. S. Consul General, F. John Bray, said the CYFI programme had allowed some of the most promising young people in the country, who were passionate about these issues to affect real, positive change.

The CYFI fellows shortlisted from a pool of the most talented and driven young people in Nigeria to design and implement projects focused on societal innovation, were grouped into four teams based on their common interests and backgrounds – civil liberties, health, education and economic empowerment.

Bray said: “Our objective at the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos is to support efforts that address Nigerian issues, particularly economic development, access to healthcare, peace and security and transparency and good governance. To that end, the CYFI programme is an incredibly valuable programme, in that it allows some of the most promising young people in Nigeria, who are passionate about these issues to affect real, positive change.

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