Buhari Pledges Support for Nigerian Youth

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to Nigerian youths to give his full support in ensuring that they grow in politics and other endeavors.

During a virtual meeting with youths of the All Progressive Congress APC at the State House, Abuja, the President stated this yesterday.
He admitted that youth plays a significant role in society and, therefore crucial role must be put in place in the development of a child in the country.

According to him, he will give his full support to strengthening internal democracy.
He said, ”While I will be looking forward to a more robust engagement with young people across the country, I wish to emphasize to you all that in me, you have a major supporter, “
“I will offer you my full support to grow in politics, public service, entertainment, entrepreneurship and many other sectors because I know that the future we envisage as a country cannot happen without our youths.”

Buhari, who is serving his second term in office, informed the youths that he would be working hand in hand with the Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, and other stakeholders who will discuss strategies to achieve a more youth-inclusive nation.

”In the days ahead, I will be engaging with the Minister for Youth, National Youth Leader of the party and others to fine-tune continuous and deliberate strategy on how to drive better a more robust youth inclusion and participation in different sectors,” Buhari added just days after took part in the APC membership registration and re-validation exercise in Daura, Katsina State.

Meanwhile, the President had said the future of the ruling party lies in strengthened internal democracy. He started this in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity Femi Adesina.
He maintained that with transparent electoral processes, pro-people policies and programs, and the value of each member’s contribution to the party’s growth, this could be achieved.

The President added that ”I have followed with keen interest the efforts of many of you in your bid to grow our party, the APC, into a strong and long-lasting platform that would sustain progressive governance in Nigeria,” the President noted. “Taking issues concerning our party seriously is commendable and shows your forward-thinking.”

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