The Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate for the election on February 25, has applauded the youths for applying their dynamism and skill to securing their position in the international economy.
In honor of the 63rd anniversary of the country’s Independence Day, Abubakar posted the message on Sunday via his profile on X (previously Twitter).
“The talents and tenacity of young Nigerians who have refused to give up on the nation are the inspiration for the greater future that we celebrate today, The energy of the Nigerian youth is a formidable force in the consternation of manpower and skills that power the global economy” he wrote in a tweet
He said the nation’s youths “have demonstrated the ability to rival any of their peers from any part of the world. That success, the bravery of our youth, is the fundamental aspect of what we celebrate today as a country”
“ the country has continued to struggle to manifest the dreams of our founding fathers in upholding the promises of shared prosperity and social justice. The event of this year’s Independence Day is coming at a time when the country is at a crossroads in many aspects of our national lives.“Sixty-three years ago, when this great country acquired independence, it was upon the promise of abundant prosperity and the principle of social justice.” “our sportsmen and women, the prolific distinction of our academia and the top-notch artistry of Nigerian talents in the global music scene.” “Therefore, for me, the challenge before us all is ensuring that the political leadership in the country that we call home should be worthy of our pride as a people and not of telling embarrassment.“Our democracy has triumphed so far due to the fidelity of our conviction that a democracy when properly nurtured, should bring out the best in us and of us,” As Nigerians, we are all not unfamiliar with the hardships in the economy, security and other vital aspects of our society. Atiku Stated.
He enjoined Nigerians to have faith in God while they endeavour their best to “pull the country back from this point of uncertainty to a place of common safety.”