Senator George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs on Friday, said that Nigerian adolescents are a resource for President Muhammadu Buhari.
Akume made this known when he got the All Progressive Congress’ National Executive Committee Integrity Group (APC-NEC) individuals in his office in Abuja.
While complimenting them, Akume praised the gathering containing youngsters chose from the six geo-political zones of the nation to fill in as the vanguard for the APC as a gathering.
“I should compliment you for your accomplishment in the political decision in which you rose as chief individuals from this gathering which you framed to be the vanguard of the gathering”
The greater part of you are youngsters and youngsters are the significant resource of government and this clarifies why this organization has set a ton of accentuation on advancing and propelling the course of the Nigerian adolescents.
“Many of the initiatives of Mr President are for the youths, especially in the areas of N-power programmes, the agric sector-anchor borrower’s scheme, the N75 billion Youths` Investment Fund just signed for the youths by Mr President”.
And there are a lot more of these initiatives to introduce the youth into the mainstream of Nigeria economy, including “Not Too Young to Run“, being another notable achievement this government initiated to respect the youths, “ Akume said.
He noted that APC was formed with best of intention and this administration wants to serve Nigerians and that is why most of the programmes by this administration are being implemented.
Akume added that Buhari was passionately committed to delivering on the mandates of the party specifically meant to empower the nation`s youths.
“We decided to pay you a visit considering how important your office being the Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs and the role you have been playing as one of the key stakeholders in the party.
And I can tell you this is the first visit this group has embarked on since the inception of the present executive members.
We want to familiarise ourselves with you to appreciate you for the support you are given to President Buhari`s administration.
“A lot has been achieved under the administration of APC and under the leadership of President Buhari in terms of infrastructural development, youths empowerment among others.
And I believe that with the support you are giving him as the Minister of Special Duties, Mr President will fulfil his promise to Nigerians,” he said.
He, therefore, pledged the commitment of the group to remain as the party`s vanguard in its activities across the board.