The North-East governors, elected on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday, made a strong case for youths’ inclusion in governance.
They urged government at all levels to give 50 percent elective positions and appointments to the youth and women.
The governors, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed (Bauchi); Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa) and Darius Dickson Ishaku (Taraba) made the assertion in their respective speeches at the North-East PDP Youths Summit.
The summit, which had delegates drawn from Adamawa; Bauchi; Borno; Gombe; Taraba and Yobe, states, had its theme as, “Youths in Governance” and held at the multi-purpose indoor sports hall in Bauchi.
Speaking, Governor Mohammed declared that for Nigeria to move forward, it could not continue to recircle its leaders.
According to him, there was the urgent need for the country to open new frontiers and discover new talents for Nigeria to be governed by…