Former Nigeria’s Vice-president and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has hailed Nigerian youths as a set of people never lacking in innovative ideas and energy.
He said this as International Youth Day is commemorated globally on Friday.
Atiku said that youths have been missing he necessary governmental leadership that will throw up opportunities to allow for full expression.
In a series of tweets on his handle, he said, “One thing is critical, our nation’s youth have never, at any point, lacked innovative ideas and unique energy for breakthroughs. What’s been missing is the necessary governmental leadership that will throw up opportunities to allow for full expression.
“There’s no telling that our current situation has drastically diminished the possibilities that should be available to young people to harness their potential. But hope beckons.
He retraited that he’s committed to the youths to ensuring that Nigerian youths attain their full potential in technology, creativity, sports, agriculture, and so much more—to their benefits.
“On this #IYD2022, my commitment to the youth of Nigeria is that I shall spare no effort in triggering the necessary enablers to ensure that they attain their full potential in technology, creativity, sports, agriculture, and so much more—to their benefits and also Nigeria.”