President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the youth of the country that he will take care of the implementation of the results of the very first Progressive Youth Conference of the APC Youths, which is currently being held in the International Conference Center, Abuja.
President Buhari assured him when he gave the opening speech at the conference where he was appointed by the Secretary of the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha. At the conference the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; House Speaker, Rt Hon Gbajabiamila; APC Caretaker Extraordinary Congressional Planning Committee and Governor of Yobe State, Hon Mai Mala Buni; Representatives of progressive governors, ministers for youth and sport development, Mr. Sunday Dare, minister of transport, minister of the interior among others, 700 youth delegations from 36 states and 6 zones of the country and other special delegates.
The President In his speech, praised the youth wing of the APC, led by Barrister Ismaeel Ahmed, for taking pride in the work the youth are doing to make Nigeria an enviable place in the government again.
“ We removed the age limit with the passage of the Not To Young to Run Act and the appointment was guided by justice and fairness. ” remarked President Buhari.
He continued, “ The conference comes at a time when the party has just completed registration and reconfirmation of our party membership and is about to hold community-level conventions next month to begin ”.
The President announced that he could not wait for the report on the results of the conference, but promised that the result would have a visible impact will have the administration.
In the meantime, several panelists and speakers are waiting for the event. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will speak about the national development results of young people’s political participation.
Other dignitaries, party leaders, governors, ministers, young people, professionals in various fields and other political officials and holders Actors will be billed to speak at the event through special lectures and panel discussions.
In his welcome address, the youth representative on the APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Barr Ismaeel Ahmad, Senior, spoke Special Assistant to the President for Social Investment, assured attendees and Nigerians who virtually joined that there would be extensive deliberations during the conference and a communique issued after the one-day event.