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2023: Serial political leaders unwilling to relinquish power to younger Nigerians – Youth group complains

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Forward of the 2023 common election, the Indigenous Ethnic Youth Leaders of Nigeria’ (IEYLN), has lamented that political leaders in Nigeria are recycling themselves and aren’t able to relinquish energy to the youthful ones.

The group stated they’ve noticed mounting challenges confronted by the nation attributable to leaders who insist on perpetuating themselves in political places of work whereas leaving a really harmful vacuum of not integrating youth into governance.

Talking at a press convention on Wednesday in Abuja, the Nationwide Chairman of the group, Gonet Nensok, condemned in sturdy phrases a state of affairs the place political events wouldn’t concentrate on ideologies that transfer the nation ahead and people who create a conducive environment for residents to reside in security however indulges in castigation.

He stated, as an ethnic youth group, which is apolitical, they had been involved that Nigeria continues to grope in darkness, a state of affairs that has led them to mobilise and brainstorm on a approach ahead, noting that the ‘Not too younger to run’ act was a mere doc with out implementation.

“That is the primary of its variety that each one the indigenous ethnic youth leaders of Nigeria are coming collectively to brainstorm on the happenings in our pricey nation.

“We’re apolitical and we dissociate ourselves from faceless ethnic youth leaders who dabble themselves into castigating one political celebration towards the opposite. We’re individually acknowledged by our paramount ethnic rulers as presidents of our youths.

“You’ll agree with us that kids are the leaders of tomorrow, the youths are the leaders of right now and the elders had been the leaders of yesterday.

“It’s shameful that we’re nowhere near this actuality. The ‘Not too younger to run invoice lately signed into regulation was to encourage us the youths, however how ready are the elders to mentor and relinquish energy to us?

“As youths and leaders of our ethnic teams, we’d not relent in our efforts to making sure that peace and unity prevail in our nation by placing the required stress on the hall of energy by our representatives in each the State and the Federal Homes of Meeting to make sure the appropriate issues are executed for peace and tranquillity.

“As a result of peace and unity can’t be achieved with injustice. Ethnic nationalities of Nigeria haven’t been receiving equal remedy, therefore the entire collapse of belief in our nation right now.

“Our grandparents fought for one Nigeria devotes to sectionalism and nepotism, however right now the reverse is the case. All these are fallout in management. We can not watch our nation drifting right into a state of anarchy. All areas of Nigeria right now are craving for secession for a perceived injustice.”

On insecurity, the group alleged a conspiracy of silence by President Muhammadu Buhari who has not referred to as his Fulani kinsmen to order, including that the International Fulani who’re killing and terrorizing the residents are aided by the locals.

They regretted that communities are being attacked throughout the nation with the federal government of the day doing nothing.

”Our communities are being ransacked by Fulani militias, our dad and mom are being killed, our wives and sisters are raped and killed.

“The pure intuition in all residing beings can not encourage one to be silent within the face of such barbaric actions, therefore the futility of peace in Nigeria at current.

“Your Excellency President Mohammadu Buhari, we implore you to name your kinsmen to order. Heed to your slogan of “I belong to all people, I belong to no one”, the group stated.

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