YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN GROWING ECONOMY: ESSENTIAL KEY TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT-ORON UNION SCRIBE,Akwa Ibom leader’s conference , Amb, Hanson IkakkeAbasi John Host
Comrade Asuquo who stated this during a one day Akwa Ibom leader’s conference put together by the Akwa Ibom Unity Forum over the weekend in Port Harcourt.
The Oron Union scribe who spoke on the theme “The Role of the youth in nation building: Akwa Ibom state perspective” said it is the youth of a country that plays the most vital role in nation building adding that nation building entails social harmony and economy growth of the nation.
He regretted that Nigeria leadership cadre is occupied with aged politicians who believe that nation building was their nation building was their exclusive preserve and charged the youth to rise up and be creative.
Speaking earlier in his speech, the General Coordinator of Akwa Ibom Unity Forum, Ambassador Hanson Ikakke-Abasi said the forum was organized to unite Akwa Ibom people and to give them a sense of belonging.