Vice President Namadi Sambo has enjoined the youths to imbibe the virtues of hard work and innovativeness saying that Nigeria was blessed with abundant human resources that would uplift the image of the country.
He gave the advice yesterday in Abuja during the launching of 14 books written by an Associate Professor of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Dr Adamu Kyuka.
The Vice President who was represented by Mallam Abuba Gabos added that, "We must encourage them to develop talents entrusted in them for their own advancement and the good of the society because our dear country is blessed with abundant human resources and human talents".
While describing Dr. Kyuka as a role model for the youths, he noted that he was not deterred by the socio-political challenges in the country but remained steadfast and worked tirelessly in producing 14 books.
According to him, "I am happy to say that Dr Usman is a role model for our youths. I'm particularly impressed that rather than being discouraged by the socio-political challenges around us, he has chosen to be a voice of hope for the generation".
On his part, the former Head of State, Gen Muhammadu Buhari described the author as a man who displayed tenacity for hard work, stressing that his books have strong economic and cultural background.