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By Marsabit County Government Press

Deputy Governor H.E Solomon Gubo has urged youths to take up any available opportunities and forge ahead.He reassured  that county government will continue supporting policies that will help in transformation of the youth saying youth policy which was launched by Governor Mohamud Ali will promote youth participation in community and civic affairs and will ensure that youth programmes are youth centred.

Marsabit Deputy Governor Solomon Gubo

The DG observed that investments in sports will lead to significant growth of opportunities to young people and urged them to exploit their talents inorder to curb unemployment and drugs abuse. He revealed that  there was need to shift their attention to sports activities.

Saku MP Hon. Dido Ali Raso echoed the sentiments of DG  urging youths to focus on gainful activities such as sport which will keep them away from unwanted social  behaviours.
He mentioned that one can be talented in sports where without exploring or trying to find out which sport one is good at it,he/she will be wasting  their talents instead of using it to add value to  their lives.

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He appealed to Saku residents to ensure that they are counted in the ongoing census saying that the constituency  is among the 27 constituencies that did not meet the population criteria set out in 2010 constitution and risked being merged if it fails to meet the threshold.

The MP also raised concern on the state of stalled Marsabit stadium and promised to raise the matter  in Parliament once furnished  with all the details.

County secretary Mr. Malich Boru assured county youths of the government commitment in supporting their agenda.

A total of 16 clubs participated in the league competition that took eight months and SHARKS FC emerged the best followed by SAMBA FC.

The best club was awarded ksh.120,000 in a colourful event that was held at Moi girls school Marsabit.

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