Nigerian Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigerians have all that it takes to make the country great and powerful. ayokinews.com reports
This was made known in a statement released and signed the Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian Vice President on Media Publicity, Laolu Akande.
According to the statement, VP Osinbajo made the assertion known during the public presentation of a book titled ‘Politics that Works – What Schools and Seminars won’t Teach You about Winning Elections’, which was co-authored by Babafemi Ojudu and Alex James.
The statement issued by VP Yemi Osinbajo was titled, ‘Osinbajo to Nigerians: Don’t give up, our challenges have solutions’.
The statement reads, “Our generational challenges have the generational solutions, let’s just face the issues and solve them, whether we are in government or planning to get into government.
“We mustn’t give up and we mustn’t keep looking back. The challenges of today are meant for those of us who are here and alive today. And they are meant to be solved by young people, and as I always say, there is no better time to be alive.
“This is the best time in Nigeria to be young. Those who are young today have the best opportunity ever.
“I think this country needs the best minds. If you look at the variety of talents that we have.
“We have everything that it takes for a great country but it is the coming together of like minds, coming together of people who agree on the same things, old or young.
“I don’t think we should divide ourselves along these lines because this country can be great but we need that coming together of the best minds whether male or female.”