By Davies Iheamnachor
PORT HARCOURT: The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has urged Nigerian youths not to only be change agents or freedom fighters, but to fully involve in the pursuit of a better Nigeria.
Wike spoke at the Alfred Diete Spiff Sports Complex, Civic Centre, Port Harcourt during the Elective Congress of the National Youths of Nigeria, NYCN tagged, ‘Rivers 2018’, that produced Amb. Sukubo Sara-Igbe Sukubo, as the new Chairman of a faction of the council.
Wike, who was represented by his Commissioner of Youth Development, Hon. Akro Alfred Tobi, urged youths to use their strength to change the narrative of the nation.
While charging the youths of the nation to be agents of transformation and change, Wike said: “The choice of Rivers State to host this organised congress is an honour and a show of regard for the development in the state, driven by the present administration.
“The youths should not be only change agents and Freedom fighters but should involve in securing the future of the nation. With the strength of the youths of the nation, it should be used to change the narratives of the nation.”
However, the Chairman Board of Trustee, NYCN, who is also a former chairman of the body, Chief Makole Azugbene, thanked the youths for conducting themselves in a peaceful manner during the process.
He charged the newly elected chairman to ensure that youths were carried alone in the scheme of events in the body.