The Sports Minister on Friday led a team from the Ministry to meet and interact with the management and some senior staff of the National Youth Authority (NYA).

The maiden meeting since the appointments of the CEO and his two Deputies were terminated, afforded Isaac K. Asiamah the opportunity to ascertain happenings at the Authority thus far.

He commended the NYA management and staff for their hard work and encouraged them to continue to work diligently and in the supreme interest of the youth particularly and Ghana in general.

Mr Asiamah called for teamwork amongst the staff and advised them to continually support the new Ag. CEO to enable him effectively and efficiently steer affairs at the Authority.

He urged them to remain motivated and to endeavour to avoid any forms of malfeasance detrimental to themselves and the Authority.

The Minister finally assured the management and staff that government remains committed at ensuring that the corporate vision, mission and mandate of the Authority is achieved.

Emmanuel Anaman-Mensah, Acting CEO of the Authority thanked the Minister and his team for the visit.

He assured them that the Authority shall continue to work at meeting the hopes and aspirations of the Ghanaian youth.

In a related development, Mr Asiamah took turn to inspect the Youth Resource Center of Excellence currently under construction at the Azumah Nelson Youth and Sports Center.

He expressed delight at the progress of work and said that at the rate of work ongoing, he expects work to be completed by the end of first quarter next year.