By Nkoli Opara (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – President Muhammadu has acknowledged the significance of the country’s youths as agents of development, citing the feats of Nigerian youths in all fields of human endeavour as proof of their worth.
The president disclosed this during his 2021 New Year nationwide broadcast on Friday, January 1.
In Buhari’s words, “Our young people are our most valuable natural resource, at home and abroad. Their ingenuity, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit is evident to all. Many of our young people are excelling in various spheres of life including sports, entertainment, information and communication technology, commerce and are globally recognized as achievers.
“As a government we are committed to actively engaging with the creative energies of our young people. In this regard, we will partner with the legislature to develop an enabling environment to turn their passions into ideas that can be supported, groomed and scaled across regions. This will create vast opportunities in fintech, agriculture, business process startups and in the entertainment industry.