Independence Speech: Poverty, starvation bedrock of agitations — Southern CAN tells Buhari


By Chinonso Alozie

The Southern Youths Wing of the Christain Association of Nigeria, YOWICAN, has referred to as on the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, to deal with the problem of starvation and poverty to cease a number of agitations within the nation.

The YOWICAN, Chairman, Oluchukwu Green Nnabugwu, made this name in Owerri on Friday as a part of his 61st Independence day message to Nigeria political leaders.

His purpose was that he alleged the present administration within the nation “does not believe in equity and fairness.”

However, he referred to as on the youths of the nation to get entangled in artistic ventures to convey options to the quite a few challenges within the nation.

According to him, “Celebration of the nation’s 61years of Independence amidst the increasing security challenges, poverty, different agitations by various groups, poor infrastructural facilities among others, we should rather have a solemn reflection on our existence as one Nigeria, noting that it is time for our leaders to start asking questions to know the way forward to these menace ravaging the country.

“Time has come for our leaders to re-examine themselves, their stewardship and tell themselves the truth. Hunger, poverty and starvation are the bedrock of the various agitations by various ethnic groups. Because a Hungry man is an Angry man. The current leadership doesn’t believe in equity and fairness.

“The country and our leaders must work to protect the nation in areas of employment, healthcare, empowerment among others. As a Youth Leader, I desire that the Leadership of the country see Children and youths as the hope of the country and as such invest in them.”

“The Christian youths should also get involved in politics too to salvage the country. In Nigeria, youths have the greater population, hence it is Time to take over the system so that we can be in the same realm with other developed countries,” YOWICAN mentioned

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Independence Speech: Poverty, starvation bedrock of agitations — Southern CAN tells Buhari

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