Minister charges Region Nine youth to take on leadership roles
Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai encouraged the youth from several Region Nine communities to assume leadership roles to drive their communities’ development, in her address at the Annual August Games.
“I say to the young people, you are the leaders of tomorrow and your leadership will be very necessary in addressing the concerns and the development of your village and the future course of your village,” the minister said, in her remarks to the Maruranau community in the Deep South Rupununi in Region Nine over the weekend.
Sukhai commended the past community leaders for ensuring that the games, which started over a decade ago, continued, according to a report from the Government Information Agency (GINA). The games ensure that sport for young people remains on the development agenda for communities. Reports from Community Support Officers (CSOs) inform this programme which …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.