Sen. Chimaroke Nnamani has revealed the reasons Nigerian youths need to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Bola Tinubu in the 2023 polls.
He said that Tinubu embarked on series of sustainable policies towards addressing the high unemployment rate, and youth issues in 1999.
According to Nnamani in a series of tweets, #Citi_ Boy series, noted that “Lagos state at the period saw a significant influx of youths looking for better livelihood.
He stated that Tinubu also established the anti-drug misuse campaign initiative to inform adolescents about the risks associated with illicit drugs use, pointing out that pervasive drug abuse epidemic had successfully destroyed many young people.
He said, “Tinubu also increased the annual funding for the rehabilitation agencies to over N3 million and subsequently created youth centres to participate in educational and recreational activities.
“Vocational training centers were developed by Tinubu’s administration in March 2003 to rehabilitate hoodlums, neighborhood boys, and the homeless who were desirous of making a turning point in their lives.
“set up six job registration centres for all unemployed persons looking for meaningful employment or business opportunities.
“Along with that, he founded the LASU Information, Communication, and Technology Centre (ICT).
“This welfare Programme did not exclude the homeless nor illicit drug users. More than 300,000 of these Nigerians received succor in the Rehabilitation and Training Centre in Majidun, the Okooba Destitute Camp, and the Rehabilitation and Skills Acquisition Centre in Tekunle Island,” he said