President Bola Tinubu has reiterated his administration’s dedication to creating meaningful opportunities for Nigerian youths.
Tinubu who reiterated this on the occasion of the 2023 International Youth Day (IYD)emphasized that youth empowerment is a fundamental pillar of all the reforms implemented in various sectors.
From job creation, education, and skills development to digital innovation, financial technology, and youth participation in governance, his administration is focused on fostering an environment where Nigerian youths can thrive and contribute to the nation’s growth and development.
Cognizant of the global impact of young Nigerians in technology-related fields, the President vowed to fulfill his campaign commitment of generating one million new jobs in the digital economy.
This dedication emphasizes his belief that “to whom much is given, much is expected,” while remaining steadfast in delivering on his promises.
President Tinubu urged the youth as agents of change to champion national progress, unity, and collective prosperity. Aligning with this year’s theme, “Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World,” he implored young Nigerians to lead efforts in achieving sustainable development and addressing environmental concerns.
Expanding green job opportunities and advocating for renewable energy solutions are integral to his energy agenda for Nigeria’s present and future.
On this International Youth Day, the President assured the younger generation of his administration’s consistent engagement and willingness to listen to their important feedback.
He highlighted tangible examples of his administration’s responsiveness, including the enactment of The Student Loan Act and the provision of buses to Student Bodies across universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education nationwide.