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May 9, 2020

Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo asks youths to join her in COVID-19 fight

Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo

By Henry Ojelu

The ex-wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, has asked all the youths in Nigeria to join her effort to free the country from the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.

In a statement, Mrs Obasanjo noted that her voluntary organisation, Youths for National & International Responsibility, wants all the youths in Nigeria to join her and be actively involved, be persistent in the process of finding lasting solution to the nation’s current coronavirus pandemic problem.

The statement read: “Youths for National & International Responsibility, A.K.A. We Care, We Love, is an amalgamation of all ethnic youths in Nigeria, bringing them together and uniting in love with no ethnic barrier, no hatred, no superiority, no arrogancy.

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“We have genuine commitment and purpose, devoting to render humanitarian services to continuously look for internal and African home-made, non-toxic, cheap and affordable solutions to the rampaging pandemic problem.

“We all go into every nook and corner of our nation to get hidden and unknown, yet very effective cure for the virus that is affordable to all, which we will publicise and bring to the knowledge of all on radio, TV, newspapers and the social media.

“We will spread the message in English and in all our local languages. Any effective discovery for the cure will be given out to the poor at very cheap rate or free, where necessary.

“‘This is a wake-up call for all our youths in Nigeria and a challenge for them to be impactful and to take charge for God and the people and be a genuine problem solver, not by insulting, abusing and judging any group or person or government.

“Our driven objective is what can we do as youths of Nigeria to play our part, to bring solutions that is permanent to the current coronavirus plaque?

“Another very deadly plaque has been predicted to come after coronavirus. l want the youths to join hands together with me and other mothers in the land to combat the current coronavirus. We should not leave the problem for the government alone to solve for us.

“We invite youths from the North and South to volunteer their services.”