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Northern youths urged to flush out ‘bandits in govt’



Audio system at a public lecture within the Adamawa State Capital have challenged northern youths to become involved within the electoral course of and flush out politicians not utilizing their positions for the nice of all.

Audio system on the ‘Maitama Sule Management Lecture Sequence’ organised by the College students’ Wing of Coalition of Northern Teams (SW-CNG) urged youths to rise with the facility of their poll papers within the subsequent elections to vary management in any respect ranges and revive the misplaced glory of the North and the nation.

“We made fallacious decisions of leaders from the president to governors. There’s sufficient cash to teach all our youngsters free, however bandits in authorities are flying round spending our cash on themselves,” stated Dr Usman Yusuf who delivered the keynote handle on the lecture sequence.

“Outdated individuals who benefitted a lot from the system and who ought to maintain or restore the harm to the system are those nonetheless sitting in workplaces to enslave you,” the keynote speaker advised the younger Emerson of the Coalition of Northern Teams who gathered on the venue of the lecture.

Usman Yusuf who’s a former Government Secretary of the Nationwide Well being Insurance coverage Scheme (NHIS) and who stated he had issues whereas on the helm of the NHIS as a result of he refused to hitch within the ‘buffet of corruption’ inside and out of doors the NHIS, maintained that it’s as much as the youths to appropriate the issues which might be fallacious with Nigeria.

“The Federal Authorities says it can have taken 100 million folks out of poverty in 10 years however the best way issues are going, in 10 years, 100 million folks may have gone deeper into poverty,” he stated.


He, nonetheless, faulted the rebellion by youths within the Southeast and South West in addition to the banditry within the Northwest and Boko Haram insurgency within the Northeast, blaming all of them on elders.

“Our elders have misplaced management of their kids, that’s why clowns like Kanu and Igboho are doing the nonsense that they’re doing, being individuals who have no idea what civil conflict is, and that’s why there are Boko Haram insurgents ruining the Northeast and bandits dictating occasions within the North West,” he asserted.

A former Deputy President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Isa Tijjani who chaired the Maitama Sule Management Lecture Sequence, and who described Ambassador Mariam Sule (late) as one of many absolute best leaders Nigeria was blessed with, condemned the acts of individuals in authorities and charged youths to problem the system.

‘Plenty of thieves are within the authorities of Nigeria. Are you going to sit down nonetheless and permit them their free reign?” he requested the youths.

A lecturer on the American College of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, Dr Ahmadu Shehu who introduced the lead paper of the lecture, urged youths and elders alike to forge unity of objective and revive the previous values that made the North one united and robust area.

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