President Buhari Sends Message to Nigerian Youths (READ)





President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his
administration’s commitment to improve the quality of life
and create opportunities for Nigerian youths.
In his message on Friday, August 12, to mark the 2016
International Youth Day, Buhari said he will not forget the
roles played by the Nigerian youths in his election as
President.
“Those young people are immensely energetic and
talented, consistently blazing the trail in the arts, sports,
business and technology,” he said.
“We are proud of what you have done and what you are
able to do.’’
According to the president, his administration belongs to
the Nigerian youths.
He stated that it was in view of this that the Federal
Government launched a number of initiatives, targeted at
expanding the economic opportunities available to young
Nigerians.
Buhari said: “N-Power, our job creation scheme, for which
applications are ongoing, will employ 500,000 of you in
agriculture, education, healthcare and technology.
“The Aso Villa Demo Day will soon bring 30 of the most
innovative young Nigerians to the State House to showcase
their talent in providing technology-based solutions to
some of our most challenging problems.
“The Government Enterprise and Empowerment
Programme (GEEP), part of our N500 billion Social
Investment Programme, will provide soft loans to
thousands of young entrepreneurs across the country.’’

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