BENIN CITY – The Edo State Ministry of Establishment and Special Duties has said that there is nothing like Youth Community Development Association (YCDA) in the state.
A  release signed by the Commissioner in the ministry, Hon. Didi Adodo said any person or group of persons operating Youth CDA is doing so at his or her own risk as the long arm of the law will catch up with such persons.
The release which urges Traditional Rulers and Community leaders to take note also urged them and community leaders to report cases of factions and conflicts tearing CDAs apart to the Ministry of Establishment & Special Duties for early resolution in order to prevent communal crises.
According to the statement, officials of the ministry must as a rule be represented as observer in any meeting where members of CDAs are elected, nominated or selected as well as in all inauguration of CDA members, otherwise such elections or inauguration will be null and void.