Minister commends youths on contribution towards nation building

By Post Nigeria December 18, 2014 17:05

Minister commends youths on contribution towards nation building

The Minister of Youth Development, Boni Haruna in Abuja while speaking at the Valedictory session of the Nigeria Youth Parliament, and election of the new Speaker; Abba Waziri from Gombe, applauded the youths for their contribution towards the growth and development of Nigeria.

Haruna described the participation of the youths as a political right and not just a demonstrative value. He stressed the need for their numerical strength to be fully harnessed at all levels of decision making.

The minister said he was glad about the platform the parliament had created for young people in governance, and the chance given to youths for the acquisition of leadership skills.

“This is a confirmation of the present administration’s conviction that when an enabling environment is created for the youths, they can attain their full potential and become major contributors to the socioeconomic development of the nation” he added.