- Nigerian youths have been advised to explore the country's diversity to achieve national development
- The advice was given by Princess Moyinoluwa Olubunmi Falowo, Regent of Ibulesoro Kingdom
- She made the statement during her royal visit to the Yakanajie of Uke Alh. DR Ahmed Abdulahi Hassan in Uke Karu Nasarawa state
Princess Moyinoluwa Olubunmi Falowo, Regent of Ibulesoro Kingdom in Ifedore local government area of Ondo state has appealed to youths to explore their diversity to achieve national development.
She made the statement during her royal visit to the Yakanajie of Uke Alh. DR Ahmed Abdulahi Hassan in Uke Karu Nasarawa state.
The Nasarawa monarch who donated farmland for youths engagement in agriculture lauded the royal legend for offering a market space in Ibule Ondo state where the agricultural products will be marketed.
At the event, the facilitator of the cultural exchanges visit and global peace coordinator, Ambassador Sadiq Badamasi Ibrahim assured traditional rulers of his readiness to explore their diversity to strengthen peace, national cohesion and development.
The coordinator reiterated the fact that for there to be sustained peace, youths must be engaged and the exemplary initiatives of the royal legend and the Yakanjie of Ukeh must be emulated by other traditional rulers for peace to reign in traditional communities and Nigeria as a whole.
He stated that it is paramount that Nigeria must imbibe the initiative's strategy as an alternative for peacebuilding.
Meanwhile, the Not Too Young To Run movement has reaffirmed its commitment to continue to promote political inclusion of youth, women and People With Disabilities (PWDs) ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The group made its stance known after a three-day retreat held by its leaders in Lagos recently.
The group in a statement sent to journalists on Saturday, December 14 and signed by its convener, Samson Itodo, stated that it would ensure the conversation on the political inclusion continues to guarantee transformative politics and purposeful leadership in Nigeria.
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