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Even VP Osinbajo Counters Buhari On “Nigerian Youths are Lazy” Talk (DETAILS)




Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigerian youths have excelled in every sphere of the economy they have been involved.

He stated this when he received a delegation of Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement which visited him in Abuja on Thursday barely 24 hrs after President Muhammadu Buhari said that most Nigerian youths want everything free without doing anything.

Osinbajo, however, challenged youths in the country to strive to acquire experience before seeking to occupy political offices in the years ahead.

Even VP Osinbajo Counters Buhari On “Nigerian Youths are Lazy” Talk (DETAILS)

“It is true that young people are participating in every sphere of the economy and they are doing well, but they ended up there through one process of training or the other,” he said.

The Vice President, who pointed out that leadership positions were not automatic, recalled that he served as a special adviser at the age of 30 and had been involved in pressure group activities before he became an Attorney-General and then, Vice President.

He added that Nigeria did not need people who will just muzzle their way into positions.

The Vice President said that issues of governance needed to be planned deliberately as making women to participate in politics and issues of girl-child needed to be taken seriously and addressed.

According to him, this is because half of the women that should be participating in politics did not have the know-how.



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