Sunday, August 28, 2016

NYP DAY: Youth can save Nigeria from economy woes

A member of the Nigerian Youth Parliament representing Taraba Central Youth Senatorial district, Jinadu Garvey Yawe has urged the Federal Government to tap into versatility of Nigerian youths to find a way out of the current economy recession.

Addressing a press conference to commemorate the 8th Nigerian Youth Parliament Day in Jalingo, Yawe said Nigerian youths has the potentials to boast the nation's economy and saved it from collapsing, saying Nigeria is blessed with a fantastic young population.

He said despite the economy recession many Nigerian youths are striving with various creative ideas in agriculture, entertainment, ICT, real estate among others.

"Nigerian youths have the potentials to boast the nation's economy and saved it from collapsing, with various creative business and entrepreneurial ideas among young adults, no doubt our economy will raise again.

"Young people should be give special consideration in every economic policy because we are the worse victims of bad economy policy," Yawe added.

According to Yawe, Nigerian youths deserve to be encouraged by all arms of government, while calling on all tiers of government to support the activities of Nigerian Youth Parliament as a best practice by many developed Democracies.

He however called on Nigerian Youths to be patriotic and law abiding by shunning all forms of anti-social voices and engaging in meaning venture that will help build a strong, united and prosperous Nigeria.

Late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua had on 25th-August, 2008 inaugurated the First session of Nigerian Youth Parliament, a Youth Legislative body which serves as a training ground that teach, train and motivates Young People and creates a platform for Legislative and leadership skill acquisition.

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