Foundation tasks youths on fixing nation

Nigerian Youths
From Guardian Newspaper

Madiba Foundation for Good Governance, yesterday, said with the current state of affairs in Nigeria, only two options remain available for the citizens to decide the country’s future.

Its Chief Operating Officer, Frederick Adetiba, said Nigerian youths have to decide on leaving the country or staying back and fixing it.

In a statement, yesterday, in Abuja, he said the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) would launch a project geared at reigniting active citizenship and fresh zest among Nigeria’s literate youths and grassroots communities for civic participation.

Tagged ‘Organising for a New Nigeria (ONN),’ Adetiba clarified that the programme would leverage the media, technology and grassroots to build a movement that engages youths in the nation’s democratic processes from elections to governance.

“Our conception of youth is not simply as a time in life, but in the words of Robert Kennedy, ‘a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease.”

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