CLEEN Foundation Presents Findings of Study on Youth Involvement in Insurgency

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FCT, Nigeria - Feb. 19, 2014 - PRLog -- As the fight against terrorism and insurgency rages on in Nigeria, the involvement of young Nigerians has become the focus of a new study commissioned by CLEEN Foundation. The ground breaking study, now published in a book, shall be presented to the public on Thursday, the 20th of February, 2014 at the Bolton White Hotel and Apartment, Area 11, Abuja at 9 am.

According to CLEEN’s Senior Programme Officer, Ms Valkamiya Ahmadu, “The study was aimed at providing an empirical understanding and assessment of the push and pull factors between youths, radicalisation and affiliation with insurgent groups in the northern part of Nigeria.”  She said the study also set out to identify the patterns, prevalence and potential threats of youths radicalization to the security situation in northern Nigeria and proffer actionable recommendation on how to tackle the root causes of the crisis.

The programme will have participation from within the country including experts, security agencies, journalists and civil society organizations.


Oluwakemi Okenyodo

Executive Director

CLEEN Foundation


For further details and interviews:

234 - 9 -7817025

CLEEN Foundation is a nongovernmental organization established in January 1998 with the mission of promoting public safety, security and accessible justice through the strategies of empirical research, legislative advocacy, demonstration programmes and publications, in partnership with government and civil society.



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