By Mubarak Mahmood
Chairman Northeast Conference of Speakers and Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly Abubakar Suleiman says future of Nigeria largely depends on the quality of its youth hence the need for given them required mentorship to ensure a greater country in the future.
This is contained In his congratulatory message to commemorate Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary, the Speaker sees the period as the time for sober reflections on the future of the country and the position of youth in the nation building.
Abubakar Sulaiman explained that youth are not given required mentorship on carrier and nation building, patriotism and inclusion in governance but rather became subject of manipulation for political advantage which will not augur well as youth have the largest part of the country’s population.
According to him, nationalists who fought for the independence and build the Country were youth who were mentored and inspired on patriotism, zeal and spirit of nationhood and peace building.
The chairman said despite the challenges faced by Nigeria since its independence, there is every reason to celebrate as the country stands united and has against all odds attain certain level of development.
He used the opportunity and urged all Nigerians to take part in all processes of nation building and continue praying for the peace, unity and development of the Country.