By Femi Adi
Cross section youths who attended the event
The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District , Senator Uba Sani said the 9th Senate is working hard to sponsor bills and motions on financial inclusion with a view to better lots of the youths in Nigeria .
Speaking to journalists today after attending the 2020 edition of Kaduna Youth Economic and Peace Summit with the theme : Consolidating Youth Effort for Peace Building Poverty Eradication and Youth Inclusion , Senator Uba Sani ,”the only way we can achieve Mr. President’s promise that at least one-hundred-million youths will be gainfully employed in these country.”is financial Inclusion.
According to him, there is no how government can eradicate poverty and create atmosphere of sustainable peace and development without jobs for the teaming youths .
The lawmaker, who commended the National Youth Council of Nigeria ,Kaduna State Chapter for organising the event , encourage the youths to look beyond white collar jobs .
He however ,promised to give the necessary support in the areas of skill acquisition and business development.
He spoke further , “I believe the youths are the future of tomorrow and with better youths, we are guaranteed of peace and security . I always try as much as possible to associate myself with the youths as long as what they are doing is positive and can impact on the society.”
On the programme organised by the National Youth Council of Nigeria , he said : “What they are doing today here is about how they can improve on the peace and development in our own society. They believe as youths, they can be agents of peace and you can never have better agents for peace development in our society , than the youths .
“The programme is commendable ,hence need to encourage them . It is our responsibility to support them and they don’t need to beg us to do so , it’s our responsibility and that is why we are elected to go to the National Assembly to sponsor bills and motion that can better our society.
” I believe as leaders , we should create the enabling environment and opportunities that can reduce a lot of bad things in our society .This is part of reasons ,I am here and I will continue to support them , encourage them and associate with them .