Edo State House of Assembly Speaker Rt.Hon Marcus Onobun ksc has in solidarity with youths celebrated them on the occasion of this year’s International Youth Day (IYD) being celebrated across the globe today.
Rt.Hon Hon Marcus Onobun ksc unequivocally stated that “the world belongs to everyone and as such we all are stakeholders on how policies are made as it affects us all”
He further made reference to the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres remarks which reads: ” on this important day, let’s join hands across generations to break down barriers, and work as one to achieve a more equitable, just, and inclusive world for all” this is everyone’s duty.
Mr Speaker who is also a youth, advised youths in Edo State and Nigeria in general that “it is imperative to emerge out of the shadows to take a stand and decide our future, noting that the time is now, and the future is here.”
He called on the Youths to come together “we all can reverse the narratives of Nigeria to a better story”
The Speaker called for all hands to be on deck as the electioneering process for 2023 approaches, to ensure all youths are carried along in the process.
He called on youths to make themselves available for both elective and other positions to take the Nation to it’s pride of place in the committee of Nations.
He advised youths to shun social vices and other evil acts especially as thugs ahead of the general elections.
Happy International Youth day, God bless the good people of Edo state, God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.