A Don with Federal University Kashere Dr. Babayo Sule has called on youths in Gombe State to engage in high level of productivity by politics in accordance with the laid down rules and ethical standard instead of allowing themselves to be brainwashed by unpatriotic politicians as thugs.
The lecturer was speaking during a youth stakeholders forum organised by the Office Speaker of the Nigerian Youth Parliament and Member representing Gombe North Senatorial District, Rt. Hon Mubarak Mijiyawa held on Friday.
He described youths as bedrock of socio-economic development of any country hence the need for them to engaged themselves in the nation building by working hard in schools and ” couple with acquiring skills to earn a living”.
Dr Sule described politicians who engage youths in thuggery and other henious crimes as sabotouirs and enemies of progress, therefore them to shun away from such greedy individuals.
He added that ” patriotism, productivity creativity should be watch words and guiding principles of youths because they are qualities and attributes that prepare them for challenges as nation future leaders” .
Meanwhile on his the Governor Inuwa Yahaya called on the youths to embrace the nation’s beautiful socio-cultural values to ensure peaceful coexistence among deverse ethnic groups in the state.
Yahaya pledge to set up skills acquisition for youths in the state which will go along way in reducing youths restiveness.
Earlier Speaking, the convener of program Rt Hon . Mubarak Mijiyawa the youths engagement was organised to enlighten them on the benefit youths inclusion in governance , urging them to distanced themselves from political thuggery and other social vices.
In a remark the father of the day, Emir of Dukku Abdukadir El-Rashid thanked the organisers of the program.
” This is the first of it’s kind Gombe State youths coming together to brainstorm on ideas of engagement in politics, I can say kudos to the organisers, I encouraged you to maintain the tempo”