The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed , on Saturday , said the Federal Government had created a N 25 bn Youth Fund as part of efforts to address the # EndSARS protests and other related youth restiveness in the country .
Ahmed made this known at a stakeholder meeting with the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State , Dr Hadiza Balarabe , in Kaduna .
The meeting was in line with the directive of the President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd .), to ministers and governors to dialogue with stakeholders following the # EndSARS
Ahmed explained that the fund would be increased to N75 bn within a period of three years .
She added that the aim was to support youths to actualise their innovative and entrepreneurial ideas in growing their businesses and becoming self – reliant .
Balarabe said the essence of the meeting was to brainstorm towards tackling the security challenges during the # EndSARS protests.