Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has hailed Nigerian youths in commemoration of the 2022 International Youth Day.
Gatekeepers News reports that Tinubu in a broadcast video released via his verified Twitter handle celebrated the Nigerian entertainment industry for their international milestones.
Tinubu added that Afrobeats stars Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid among others for taking Afrobeats and Nigerian music to the global stage.
He said, “Our music is moving people and making them dance in major venues across the world.
Tinubu extended greetings to all young Nigerians at home and in diaspora, noting that, “Ours is a land blessed with the inexhaustible energies and brilliance of young people.
“Every day they keep breaking new boundaries and records in almost every human endeavour. The creativity that lives in the heart of the average Nigerian youth shines bright like the sun.”
Tinubu also acknowledged and appreciated the Nigerian innovators powering the economy African markets.
He said they have created technology that has changed the lives of people, as he commended Michelle Elegbe, Tarebi Alebiosu, Aniedi Udo-Obong, Odunayo Eweniyi and Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin.
Tinubu noted that the innovators are leading the way embellishing through their enterprise, creativity and their vision.
Tinubu also delved into the world of sports saying that female Nigerian athletes are “showing the men how it is done.”
“What can I say that has not been said about the Queen of the tracks, Tobi Amusan?
“Record breaker, Ese Brume, fearless wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye and speed setter, Favour Ofili are but a few of the young ladies showing the men how it is done and showing the world that Nigeria is more than just a footballing nation.”
He also said that it is the responsibility of the government to find and nurture hidden talents across the country so that their “success might bring pride, joy and excitement to our people and renewed hope to generations of Nigerians to come.”
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