Buhari Youth Organization Will Be Transformed Soon – Lawal Bawa
By Bello Ahmadu Alkammawa
Buhari Youth Organization is registered and established in the country with structures in the States and the Diaspora, including a National leadership and the Board as the highest decision body.
Hopefully, It will transform itself into a Foundation in order to contribute immensely in actualizing the desire of President Muhammadu Buhari in uplifting the living standard of the downtrodden Nigerians.
This were the words of the Chairman Board of Trustees of the organization, Retired AIG Lawal Bawa. He stated this during the Board meeting of the organisation at ASSA Pyramids Hotel in Kaduna.
He said, what necessitated the meeting was that after the General Election, there was need to meet and look at BYO holistically, so that a road map can be created to enable it achieve its aims and objectives, as well as setting goals to embark on social, economic development and create awareness in the war against corruption and other social vices.
“The meeting was also called to review the past, to know how
the Board and its NEC have actualized the responsibilities and duties entrusted in them, and for the Board to strategize and plan for the future.”
This according to him means that the BOT must make important
decisions and resolutions towards the realization of BYO core values of promoting the ideologies, views and aspirations of President Muhammadu Buhari and support him to promote one Nigeria’
He said the BoT will work very closely with members, to come out
with a working document for all organs of the organization which will assist in all the activities of BYO, build a feedback mechanism
between the BOT, National, States and LGAs for transparency, effective management and documentation.
He added that: It is also important for BYO to serve as a communication tool of Mr. President’s policies to the larger society.
“BYO will seek partnership, collaboration with other like minded organizations of world leaders like the Carter Foundation, Ford Foundation etc.”
“The most important task of the Board is to steer the NEC actions,
activities and policies in a manner that will ensure the missions and visions set out for BYO in the long term, as to generate value for the Nation so that the livelihood of citizens can be
“The Board is going to monitor BYO performance and positions
as well as implementation of strategies to matters deemed necessary.”
AIG Bawa narrates that “The NEC has provided me with a report
of their activities for the year and my overall assessment of the
functionality of the BOT and the NEC of their work remains highly
It is my intention to use the results of the self-evaluation meeting to improve the work of the BYO. The results of the self-evaluation meeting and chairman’s interviews with BYO NEC will be relayed to the Grand Patron.
He used the august gathering of high and mighty to congratulate all Nigerians for successful the poll which brought the organization’s Grand Patron President Muhammadu Buhari into power.