Be Productive, Self-Reliant, Gbajabiamila Charges Nigerian Youths

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has urged Nigerian youth to be productive and self-reliant especially at this time.

He gave the charge on Sunday, in commemoration of Nigeria’s maiden Youth Day, noting that Nigerian youths have a lot of potentials in them, which they must work assiduously toward maximizing.

In a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, House of Representatives, Lanre Lasisi, Gbajabiamila noted that with the teaming youth that Nigeria has and their great potentials, the country could attain greater heights in future.

The Speaker also commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring November 1 of every year as Nigeria’s Youth Day.

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Turkey and the Hellenic Republic over the earthquake that struck both countries and left many casualties.

In a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu on Sunday, the President prayed for the repose of the souls of the departed and for a quick recovery for those injured.

“President Buhari commiserates with families in City of Izmir, Turkey and Greek islands of Samos, Greece, who lost loved ones, sympathizing with the government and people of the two countries as they make efforts to save lives while recovering from the shock of the earthquake.

“The government and people of Nigeria stand in solidarity with Turkey and Greece in this trying period as they deal with the unmitigated fallouts of a natural disaster,” the statement read.

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