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Today's Headlines: Osibanjo urges Nigerian youths to leave social media and join politics

Report according to naija news, the Vice President of Nigerian, Professor Yemi Osibanjo told Nigeria youths that before change they desire can happens, the youths must actively participate in politics and push their agenda.



Osinbajo made the statement on Monday while speaking in Abuja during the maiden Progressive Youth Conference organized by All Progressive Congress(APC) youth wing. In his speech titled; "The future is a decision" said; the youths must register and vote to be voted for in other to be able to make meaningful changes.

He went further saying; "it is evident just from voter turnout alone that the vast majority of young people either do not register to vote or do not vote. Those who even participate at all would rather engage within the very constrained space of social media platforms or join pressure groups".


Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo also added that social media do not transform the lives of millions for good, he went further saying if the youth are keen on how the future will turn out, they must be involved in politics to be able to influence decisions and policies.


In other news, Senate President Ahmad Lawan has voiced out his concern on what may happen to All Progressive Congress (APC) after 2023. He said; APC will face challenge of moving on without the " Buhari " figure when President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office upon the completion of his tenure in 2023.

It's views was made known on Monday night in a speech delivered to close the first Progressive Youth Conference 2021 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

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