Former Senate President, Ken Nnamani and the immediate past president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo have cautioned the youths against joining politics as a carrier without first establishing themselves.
Both leaders spoke in Enugu, weekend, during the gala night for 17 finalists of the 2021 Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Initiative (YELI).
They emphasized the need for what they described as a “second address” for youths who want to engage into politics in Nigeria.
They said this was the only way the youths would avoid walking into jail.
The leaders stated that most people who veered into politics now see it as a profession and a means to enrich themselves, which had worsened corruption in the country.
They said that the change that must be brought to bear in the polity by the youths was to have a means of livelihood before venturing into politics to enable them offer the needed services and avoid being…