In the wake of the brouhaha at the National Youth Authority (NYA), the Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr. Asiamah have met the management of the authority to interact with them and some senior staff.
The maiden meeting which was the first of its kind since the appointments of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and his two Deputies were terminated afforded the Hon. Minister and his team the opportunity to ascertain happenings at the Authority thus far.
Speaking at the meeting, Hon. Asiamah commended the management and entire staff of the Authority for their hardwork and encouraged them to continue to work diligently in the supreme interest of the youth particularly and Ghana in general.
Therefore called for teamwork amongst the staff and advised them to continually support the new Aging CEO to enable him effectively and efficiently steer affairs at the Authority.
Meanwhile the Minister who doubles up as a Member of Parliament (MP) assured the management and staff of government committment at ensuring that the corporate vision, mission and mandate of the Authority is achieved.
On his part, the Acting Mr. Emmanuel Anaman-Mensah, Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Authority thanked the Hon. Minister and his team for the visit and assured them that the Authority shall continue to work at meeting the hopes and aspirations of the Ghanaian youth.
In a related development, the Hon Minister took turn to inspect the Youth Resource Center of Excellence currently under construction at the Azumah Nelson Youth and Sports Center.
Where he expressed delight at the progress of work and believed that at the rate of work ongoing, he expects work to be completed by the end of first quarter next year.