Kano — The founder of League and Initiative for Youth Awareness (LIYA), Barrister Sadiq Sabo Kurawa has said the initiative has held a lecture to sensitise youth in Kano state on how they can create synergy between the government and themselves to address youth restiveness.
He said such synergies would check vices and promote effective youth development. The public lecture was recently held at Bayero University, Kano with support from Dangote Business School in BUK.
Kurawa during a press briefing said issues affecting youth were addressed and solutions were sought from older personalities of repute for possible adoption.
A former Minister of Education, Professor Rukayyatu Ahmad Rufa'I, in her presentation during the lecture attributed the present predicaments of Nigeria to government's poor positive plan that will guide and protect the youth.
She added that it was high time that governments started considering the implementation of measures that will address the issues affecting of youth through effective and positive engagement for a better tomorrow.
Chairman of the event and former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega said there was need for active participation of youth in governance and politics for a better atmosphere in the nation.
Prof. Jega tasked the Nigerian youth to concentrate their energy on entrepreneurial skills acquisition in order to become self-reliant.
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