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ONDO STATE GOVERNOR COMMISSIONED CEFAID 

His Excellency, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, the Executive Governor of Ondo State officially commissioned the Center for Adolescent Information and development (CEFAID) project in Akoko North West Local Government Area on 17th February, 2004, CEFAID is a collaborative project between YCP and Akoko North West Local Government to provide sexuality and reproductive health  information and services for young people in the Local Government to provide sexuality and reproductive health information and services for young people in the Local Government.

In her speech, the Executive director of YCP ‘Nike Okurinmeta, mentioned that YCP came into existence in order to address the numerous health and socio-economic problems that hinder the health, development and self-actualization of young people in the country. She said that YCP therefore seeks to improve young people health and development with their active participation through trainings, information sharing, counseling, research and advocacy.  

She equally said that in many rural communities in Nigeria where young people from a significant part of the population, lack of information and services has contributed to increase reproductive ill health. She pointed out that it was the quest to fill the gap in providing adolescent sexual and reproductive health information and services for young people in the rural communities in Ondo State that led to the establishment of CEFAID by YCP and Akoko North West Local Government.  

She commended the Executive chairman of Akoko North West Local Government, chief L. M. Komolafe for his concern about healthy development of young people in his local government area and for showing the political will to commit resources to programmes that educate and guide young people into healthy and responsible adulthood, and promised that YCP will work to achieve her set goals as Akoko North West Local Government of Ondo State.  

Individual Commission Projects

  1. 3-DAY CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP
  2. WORLD HEALTH AIDS DAY
  3. CAPACITY BUILDING
    The purpose of the training was to ensure that they have the factual knowledge of the issues and the skills needed to provide information and psychosocial support to the adolescent/young people who would be coming to them to clarify their misconceptions and solve problems.
  4. CITIZENSHIP & LEADERSHIP TRAINING
  5. YOUTH FRIENDLY CLINIC
    to ensure access to health services for young people, Youth Care Project established and equipped Youth-Friendly Clinic manned by qualified medical personnel.
  6. OUT OF SCHOOL
    Youth Care Project mobilized y ouths –out-of school from fifteen communities namely: Oke Irun, Isale Irun, Ogbagi, Arigidi/Iye, Okeagbe, Ikaram, Erusu, Gedegede, Ajowa, Ese, Afin, Agbaluku, Imo, Oyin, Oge, to be trained as peer educators in the community.
  7. COMMUNITY OUTREACH
    To improve the health of the people we serve, we provides a comprehensive range of free health screening, save, quality, cost-effective, regardles of one’s ability to pay.