Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has acknowledged that youths are Nigeria’s Most worthy property.
Osinbajo mentioned this in Abuja, on Thursday, on the 2021 Nationwide Gold Award Presentation Ceremony of the Nigerian mannequin of the Duke of Edinburgh Worldwide Award for Youthful People, held on the outdated State Residence Banquet Hall.
Hailing the numerous strategies via which youthful people contribute to the nation’s wellbeing, the Vice President cited the occasion of “youthful Nigerians in our armed forces forsaking family and buddies to serve our nation in quite a few interior security operations all through the nation.”
“Now we’ve got seen how youthful Nigerians rallied inside the wake of the covid-19 pandemic and designed quite a few know-how choices to help the federal authorities.
“Now we’ve got seen Nigerian youths break new flooring and earn worldwide acclaim in innovation, know-how, sports activities actions, the humanities, and leisure.
“Clearly, our youthful individuals are our Most worthy property, and the Federal Authorities believes that they must be impressed and supported in every technique.”
Speaking about interventions aimed towards supporting Nigerian youths in a number of sectors, Osinbajo acknowledged, “to this end, we’re elevating $500 million to help the know-how and creativity ecosystem.”
In step with him,
“The problem is led by the African Enchancment Monetary establishment which has devoted $170million and in addition shall be supported by the Federal Authorities of Nigeria, the Islamic Enchancment Monetary establishment and the French Enchancment Firm.”