The Youths in Nigeria have been called upon to embrace the spirit of patriotism and nationalism so as to redirect the nation from the current decadent social order.
In an interaction with Journalists over the weekend, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Yahaya Bello on Youth Empowerment ( Kogi East), Hon Mathew Ochada, said the present generation of youths should learn from the patriotism of the Nigerian youth’s that fought for the independence of the country.
Hon. Ochada who went down memory lane said it patriots and nationalists like Abubakar Tafawa Balrwa, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo, Ahmadu Bello and a host of others who were all youths could come together to demand for independence of the country, nothing stops the present generation of the Nigerian youths from the struggle to emancipate the people from the shackles of slavery as being exhibited by the recircling leadership.
He urged the present generation of the Nigerian youths to rally round governor Yahaya Bello to re enact the precolonial efforts by endorsing his Presidential ambition as the only way remaining to liberate the people from the neocolonialism that has crippled the economy, politics, unity and social well being of Nigerians.
The Senior Special Assistant explained that with youths of Governor Yahaya Bello’s calibre in control of affairs of the nation, Nigeria will bounce back to its lost glory, which has eluded it due to insensitivity, selfishness, sectionalism, ethnicity and other un necessary primordial considerations.
According to Hon.Ochada, the Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, will bring in the inevitable positive change so much desired for the development of the country.
He cited the peace, unity and tranquillity that has enveloped Kogi state since Bello assumed office as Governor in 2016, pointing out that despite the lean resources, the state has fared tremendously.
On infrastructure, the SSA said almost all roads in the hinterland of the state have been rehabilitated or reconstructed, while a modern fly over round about is under construction at Ganaja junction in Lokoja, the state capital. Hospitals and other health institutions have been upgraded in all the 21 local government areas.
He said education has been accorded priority as primary and secondary schools facilities have either been, rehabilitated, renovated or reconstructed, while a new Confluence university of Science and Technology Osara has taken off and the other tertiary institutions have been given desired facelift and numerous innovations in governance have taken place within the short period of Bello’s administration.Share this on WhatsApp