A group of youths under the umbrella of Ebira Youth Voice Association in Kogi Central Senatorial District has commended the Chief Executive Officer of AA Oil Nigeria Limited, Chief Alhaji Aliyu Abubakar for the positive roles he has been playing in youth development.
The youth group, in an open letter, however pleaded to Alhaji Aliyu Abubakar and other wealthy people in the area to gear more efforts in the same direction.
The open letter, signed by the President of the Association, M I. Hadi, asked the business mogul to come to their aid by means of providing job opportunities through establishment of cottage industries where the teeming youths and women can be gainfully employed.
“The entire youths of Ebiraland are calling for your support, and assistance to better their lives. We have a numerous graduates with a good class of degrees in both science and humanities, but lack support in terms of job prospect, hence the need for intervention from well meaning sons of the land to come to their rescue.
“In fact most of the youths in Ebiraland are jobless, and even those that venture into skill acquisitions lack the required capital and support they need to set up their businesses after the training.”
The youth group drew the attention of Alhaji Aliyu Abubakar to the issue of academic, which it said is a tool for development, suggesting to him to initiate a Foundation in his name, “thereby giving opportunities to the less priveledge in furtherance of their education through scholarships at all levels.”
The youths acknowledged that Alhaji Aliyu Abubakar, though not a poiltician, has helped much more than the politicians across Nigeria.
“The entire youths of Ebiraland wish to acknowledge your tireless efforts toward the development of the youths in the society.”