Previous President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has charged Nigerian young people to accomplish more in adding to the development of the nation.
He asked the adolescents not to enable anyone to disclose to them they “are too youthful to even think about leading,” focusing on that those disappointing the young are worse supplied than them.
Obasanjo expressed this on Thursday when the National Youths Council of Nigeria, NYCN, visited him at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Asking adolescents to accomplish more, Obasanjo reviewed that he began demonstrating his initiative quality in Congo when he was under 30 while on military mission there.
The previous president communicated stress over the developing number of young people who are yet to wind up in the country’s initiative positions dissimilar to what was acquired in his time.
He expressed that whatever he had accomplished for himself or accomplished for the nation, were because of his approaching training.
Obasanjo additionally mourned that 13 million kids are as of now out of school in Nigeria.
“Whatever I have done, I have done it since I was taught and the affection I have for Nigeria. In the event that I didn’t have instruction, I would not have had the option to do what I have done and today, it torments me that more than 13million Nigerian kids who ought to be in school are out of school.
“We needn’t bother with extra instructors; you will just increment what those educators get possibly by 40 percent or something, we can even complete two streams on the off chance that we plan for that and begin a long time from now and those youngsters would have progressed toward becoming item that would most likely make commitments and improve their own life and too making the life of their families excessively better.
“I am such a great amount of worried about the young people, actually, more than 60 percent of our populaces are adolescents and under 30 years old.
“Try not to give anyone a chance to reveal to you that you are excessively youthful, I began making commitment to the world when I was serving in Congo in 1960, I was just 24 years of age. When I went to the war front, I was still under 35 years old, when I turned into the Head of State, I was under 40 years old.”