15 September 2018

Nigeria: 2019, a Deciding Moment for Nigeria - Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said yesterday, that the 2019 general elections would be a deciding moment especially for youths.

Speaking while receiving an award from the youth wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Saraki said the youth must take a decision that would prosper Nigeria.

Represented by Philip Aduda, the Senator representing FCT, Saraki said the youth should ensure they are there brother's keepers.

"Youths must stand to the occasion and ensure that they do right. They should not engage in social ills but ensure that others that are into drug abuse are educated. An educated nation is a wealthy nation," Saraki said.

On the coming election, the representative of the Senate President charged the security agents to ensure that lives and property of citizens are protected.

While inaugurating the new leadership of the youth, the president of CAN, Rev Samson Ayokunle, urged the youths not to depend on politicians in running their organisation.

He said as youths, they should bring out there resources in the service of God so that they can received their reward.

Chairman of the occasion, Dr Obadiya Mailafiya who condemned the killing of children, pregnant women, youths and the elderly in some parts of the country, urged Christians to rise up for peace.

"Killers will lose," Mailafiya said. "They are not fighting us they are fighting Jesus. Every Goliath that is tormenting our lives and stealing the destiny of the youths must die," Mailafiya added.

Mailafiya urged the youths to go for leaders that will embrace everyone. "We need leaders who love justice and show mercy," he said.


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