The newly elected Executive Committee of Southern Kaduna Youth and Students Forum, SKYSFOM, has said it will engage relevant stakeholders, with a view to improving student’s welfare by addressing their challenges.


This statement was made by the newly elected President of the Forum, Mr. Shedrack Danladi, in an interview with Salama News, shortly after the inauguration of the Executive Committee held at the weekend in Zonkwa, headquarters of Zango Kataf Local Government Area.


Mr. Danladi said the exco plans to visit institutions across the country and identify some of the issues faced by students of Southern Kaduna extraction and come up with solutions towards mitigating them and providing conducive learning environments.

He said the new SKYSFOM leadership will equally pay advocacy visits to traditional rulers and corporate organizations that have a stake in the area, and make them see the need to invest in the potentials of the teeming youth in the region.


The SKYSFOM President said students will play their roles in promoting peace in the area as key players, and beckoned on them to be role models by ensuring that the right things are done to improve the image of the Forum.


Salama News reports that 75 delegates drawn from various institutions voted for the new SKYSFOM executives, and Shedrack Danladi emerged President polled 40 votes to defeat Emmanuel Markus Kajit, and Maikano Jerry Mendos, who got 18 and 17 votes respectively.

Ishaya Theophilus, who polled 64 votes, emerged the Secretary-General, while his contender, Sabo Eli, got 11 votes.


Tawali’u Nufin Allah and Boniface Emmanuel were announced as Treasurer and Financial Secretary respectively, as the positions were unopposed.