Authority(NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman, has charged Nigerian youths to continue to
work for the unity of the country by engaging in nationalistic mindset in their
preparation for leadership.
United Action for Change Youth Leadership Training Programme held in Lagos,
said by being nationalistic in their thinking, youths will not be easily
manipulated for selfish interest by some war mongers, ethnic and religious
use religious sentiments and always with the intention of dragging them into
and the new Nigeria must be one in which leaders employ the things that bind us
together efforts to limit the fault lines and the divisions that they bring.
There can be no greatness for Nigeria if every citizen of the country cannot
feel at home whether they are in Sokoto, Ilorin, Lagos, Uyo or Aba. The onus to
ensure that we have a country where every single Nigerian can proudly call home
lies in the hands of the our youth.”
era, we must develop a deep sense of righteous living and contentment, none of
which can happen without self-worth and self-control, essential life skills
that need to be developed also include the capacity to work under pressure,
work with other and take decisions that reflect a deep understanding of the
situation. Potential leaders must also learn to read and be attentive
former Nigerian leaders, such as Dr. Nnamdi Azikwe, Ahmadu Bello, Abubakar
Tafawa Balewa and Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
Muniz Banire explained that the training programme was for 150 youths to
prepare them for the right vision and values and the desired change in Nigeria.