Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has called on Muslim youths in Nigeria to contribute to the nation's development.
Amosun, who spoke yesterday at the opening ceremony of the Islamic Vacation Course (IVC) organised by the Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN) B Zone, at the IVC permanent site in Imolisa village, Ogun State, said the youths must submit themselves to the teaching of God.
The governor, who was represented by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Alhaji Shuaib Salisu, enjoined the youths to generate constructive ideas that can move the country to greater heights and engage themselves in the progress of Islamic course.
In his lecture, Prof. Daud Noibi, who is the executive secretary of the Muslim Ummah of South-West Nigeria (MUSWEN), underscored the need for the youths to stand out as role models and be more religious than their parents.
In his welcome address, the zonal coordinator of MSSN, B-Zone, Mallam Mushafu Alaran, explained that the lecture was chosen to reawaken the duty placed on youths as vicegerence of Allah on earth.