First Lady of Nigeria, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerian youth to engage themselves in creative industry and other useful trades for them to remain relevant in the nation’s socio-economic development.
Speaking yesterday, October 4, at a dinner organized for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Contingent on the recent National Day parade, Aisha Buhari said: “our music, movies, arts, ICT and other creative endeavors offer great and lucrative opportunities for all to explore, and they are youth driven; please take full advantage of these opportunities.”
She charged commended the NYSC members for giving Nigerians a memorable 60th independence anniversary during the National Day parade, adding that stellar performance leads to great success in the future.
She said the statement stands true for all Nigerian youths who perform well in various endeavors.
This was even as the minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for doing a lot in building a bright future for Nigerian youth through the various arms of the Social Investment Programme.
She highlighted the most recent to include the N75 billion National Youth Investment Fund, designed to finance youth-led innovations.