Yesterday, President Buhari opened the Commonwealth Youth and Students Summit in Abuja and highlighted Nigeria’s significant investments in youth development.
He emphasized the creation of reliable platforms that allow young people and students to sharpen their leadership abilities and contribute meaningfully to decision-making processes.
Buhari stated through his Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, that: “I am very optimistic that with the breed of young people gathered here, actionable policy-decisions that will further enhance development and productivity of the youth will be reached for the Heads of Government of the Commonwealth to implement to further better the lots of young people of the Commonwealth.”
Buhari said: “The digital revolution is clearly upon us, with the young ones leading the way in ICT, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, E-Commerce and the likes. Investments in building a digital economy must proceed along with investment in the ideas, skills and enterprise of our youth.”