International Youth Day: Atiku praises Nigerian youths, says they need support

International Youth Day: Atiku praises Nigerian youths, says they need support

- Atiku Abubakar, the PDP's presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections, said that Nigerian youths are resourceful

- The PDP's presidential candidate said the youths are making waves in areas like business, academia, and politics

- Atiku said they need to be encouraged and given support to steer the prosperous future of the nation

Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s presidential candidate, has spoken about the Nigerian youths and what should be given to them.

The PDP's candidate on Monday, August 12, said that the youths have been at the centre of business, academia and politics like their peers around the world.

The former vice president made this known via his official twitter handle as he tweeted in contribution to this year's International Youth Day.

He said that the country needs to give them necessary support and encouragement that would make young people good trustees of the nation's future.

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Atiku tweeted:

Recall that earlier reported on Bello Sambo Bello, a young academic doctor and engineer from Katsina state, who bagged his PhD at the age of 30.

The engineer said that he finished with a great WAEC result in 2007, after which he immediately proceeded to the Easten Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus for higher studies.

After getting a degree in electrical electronics, he went for his masters in engineering control systems and instrumentation at the University of Huddersfield, UK.

Another young Nigerian, Misitura Lawal-Arowona weeks ago, developed a new metal anti-tuberculosis drug that helps in the effective treatment of the disease.

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Days after that medical breakthrough, the young scholar, went ahead to win big in an international competition in India where she emerged third among other scholars across the world.

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Laolu Senbanjo is also another Nigerian youth with great feats as a body artist. He has painted the body of people like Beyonce and his latest, Serena Williams for the Essence magazine cover. ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better

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