President Buhari Friday in Abuja approached Nigerian youth to set themselves up for political initiative as his age will in the long run, will leave the arena for the more youthful ones to takeover.
Accepting the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing driven by the Acting National Leader, Kingsley Dozie Lawrence, President Buhari portrayed Nigerian young people as extremely dynamic & fundamentally critical in the Nigerian venture.
‘‘Youths are very virile and active. A greater part of the Nigerian population is made up of youths. They must always be a factor at all times. Youths must begin to groom themselves for the leadership of Nigeria. I said this to the leaders of the National Association of Nigerian Students yesterday (Thursday) – sooner than later we will leave the stage and you will takeover. You have to equip yourselves properly,’’ he stated
President Buhari greeted the gathering for valuing his government’s work in giving the genuinely necessary projects over the nation & for guaranteeing that Nigerians celebrated the Yuletide with the accessibility & value steadiness of oil based goods.
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‘‘I am glad you appreciate government’s efforts. That is why we are here to make a difference in the lives of Nigerians and on infrastructure, We will ensure that the resources of Nigeria work for Nigerians,’’ he said.
On the industrial activity launched by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the President communicated the goal that ‘‘good reason will prevail’’ in the current discussion between the Federal Government & agents of the association.
Prior in his comments, the leader of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing saluate the Buhari government for balancing out the economy, enhanced security amid the Christmas season & keep up the advancement of projects, especially the Second Niger Bridge.
‘‘We, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing, are partners-in-progress in the Nigerian Project and will extend hands of partnership to any administration that guarantees the interest and welfare of Ndigbo.”
‘‘There’s no gainsaying the fact that President Buhari’s administration has impacted the Igbos in some positive ways, but there are still areas the Igbos need more impacts,’’ he said.
The Youth leader, accordingly, spoke to the President to put forth a straight out declaration on the matter of Igbo Presidency in 2023, notwithstanding starting a procedure for the production of an extra State in the South-East, among others.