The Chief Executive Officer of National Youth Authority (NYA), Pius Enam Hadzide, has been enskinned as Biporla Zoosim Naa, which means Chief of the Youth in Sagnarigu in the Northern Region. Mr Hadzide was enskinned by Paramount Chief of Sagnarigu, Naa Amb Yakubu Abdulai, The NYA boss was then inducted into the court of Naa Amb Yakubu Abdulai as a sub-chief of the area.
The enskinment was done when Mr Hadzide visited the Upper West Region and Northern regions over the weekend. The visit was upon the invitation of the Speakers of the Northern and Upper West Regional Youth Parliaments for a joint sitting to grace the second edition of the Northern Youth Achievers and Mentors Awards. It was held at the Bagabaga Teacher Training College auditorium. Naa Yakubu Abdulai eulogised Mr Hadzide for changing the face of the NYA since his appointment. He encouraged him to continue to work in the interest of the youth of the country.
The NYA boss was there to lay a paper and speak on the motion “A Year of Implementation of the National Youth Policy; Successes, challenges and the way forward.” This sitting is part of activities to mark this year’s month of youth commemorations.
The event saw many young stars, and distinguished mentors recognized and awarded certificates and citations of various categories. Additionally, the distinguished past awardees were inducted into the northern region home of stars.
He commended the leadership and members of both Parliaments for the able manner in which the proceedings on the floor were conducted. He also expressed gratitude to the Paramount Chief and elders of Sagnarigu and pledged his loyalty to the skin.