INTERNATIONA YOUTH DAY:Arise,Sen Nnamani charges Nigerian Youths

Former Enugu State Governor and Senator representing Enugu East in the Senate, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani has tasked Nigerian youths to rise up to the challenges of leadership in order to chart a new course for good governance in the country .


The United Nations declared August 12 every year as international youths day to address global issues concerning youths and advocated that “to achieve sustainable development goals(SDGs), the world needs to leverage the full potential of all generations”.


The UN noted that Solidarity across generations was key for sustainable development to foster successful and equitable inter generational relations and partnerships to ensure no one is left behind .


Senator Nnamani who represented Enugu East in the Senate, in a solidarity message to commemorate this year’s International Youth Day told them to take leadership responsibilities through the democratic processes just as he reminded them of the need for inter generational collaboration to tackle global issues .


In doing so, he told them to deploy their energies, intellects and skills towards positive engagements.


He acknowledged the exploits and accomplishments of Nigerian youths in many fields of human endeavours especially in science and information Technology and asked them to put their knowledge into positive ventures.


The former Governor believed that Nigerian youths have the solutions to the myriads of socio- economic and political challenges if given the opportunity.


He however cautioned against criminal activities or vices that could undermine their pursuit for excellence saying “there are many decent ways of earning a living without involving in any illegal activities”.


The Government on its part,he urged to continue to provide the enabling environment for youths to realize their potentials .


He then wished the Nigerian youths a successful celebration.


The theme of this year’s International Youth Day is“Intergenerational Solidarity; A key to inclusive and sustainable political participation”.

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