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Osinbajo charges Nigerian youths to eschew ethnic, divisive narratives



VP Yemi Osimbajo has encouraged the young people to shun disruptive, ethnic, and religious accounts about the nation, and effectively advocate for causes and issues that will extend national solidarity, advancement, and improvement.

Osinbajo’s representative, Laolu Akande, in an announcement, said the VP decided on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja when he got a designation from ONE Campaign, Nigeria Chapter.

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The appointment was driven by its Country Director, Ms. Serah Makka-Ugbabe.

The assignment contained individuals from the ONE Campaign, champions, and arrangement backers speaking to the nation’s six geopolitical zones who were chosen to show the VP a Youth Declaration.

Osinbajo said that youngsters should concentrate their energies on supporting causes that join the nation as opposed to partition it, including that ethnic and religious divisions and defilement were severe issues that blocked the advancement of any country.

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“There is no Muslim, Christian battling in this nation; it isn’t valid in any way. That isn’t the issue.

” A great deal of you who are here are Muslims and Christians, and youngsters need very similar things, similar occupations. On the off chance that you permit such false accounts, it would obliterate and isolate the nation.

“A few people couldn’t care less what they state or do, insofar as they can get into power. Also, it is a dangerous thing. What’s more, we need to lecture against it transparently.”

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The VP Osinbajo said that when it came to taking of assets, there were individuals of various religions and clans included.

“Things being what they are, individuals don’t discuss ethnicity and religion when they are taking assets, why? For what reason don’t they say that it is an endeavor to Islamise Nigeria?

“A similar way you have Nigerians are participating in business crosswise over everything, crosswise over ethnicity or religion. In any case, when it is helpful for a few, the individual pushes an ethnic motivation.”

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He said that the issues of ethnic and religious divisions and evil must be tended to frontally by all Nigerians, including youthful Nigerians.

Alluding to the structure of the Federal Executive Council of the organization in the first term, the Osinbajo said the bureau had 20 Christians and 18 Muslims.

“The President is a Muslim. How can he need to Islamise the nation? “How, when we are altogether plunking down there? “They make those accounts up, just to push a plan,” he said.

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Osinbajo additionally focused on the effect of the Buhari organization’s Social Investment Programs (SIPs) and the arrangement to remove more Nigerians from poverty and make occupations for youthful Nigerians through projects like the N-Power employment conspire.

The VP said that the SIPs would be extended to further improve the welfare of young people and Nigerians for the most part, while the Federal Government would likewise concentrate on improving regions, for example, social insurance, instruction, and horticulture.

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In her comments, Makka-Ugbabe said the gathering’s individuals and champions were respected to exhibit the Youth Declaration to the VP.

She additionally recognized the soul of receptiveness and discourse with which Osinbajo got the assignment.