The Ebonyi State Governor Chief David Umahi has appealed to Nigerian Youths to shun cultism, kidnapping, destruction of government facilities and other social vices for a better and prosperous Nigeria.
Governor Umahi made the appeal while declaring open the 65th Emergency Senate Meeting of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) held at the Christian Ecumenical Center Abakaliki the Ebonyi State capital.
The Chairman of the South East Governors forum expressed concern on the incessant cases of Kidnappings, cult killings, destruction of government facilities, armed robbery, other social ills and called on the perpetrators to have a rethink.
He admonished the youths to always think Nigeria first in whatever action they want to take adding that if the youths would always consider the peace, security and corporate existence of every Nigeria, the country will be a better place.
He noted that the insecurity of the country is being masterminded by unpatriotic politicians who wants to take party at all cost adding that such people are the once that move round with litany of security personal to guarantee their safety while they endanger the lives of other Nigerians.
Governor Umahi commended President Mohammedu Buhari for the assistance render to different state Governors adding that the massive infrastructure witnessed in many states of the country couldn’t have been possible without the assistance of the President to the state governors.
According to the Governor, the assistance includes the payment of the Paris Club fund to the states, repayment of federal government projects embarked by the State Governments.
Earlier in an address, the President of Senate, National Association of Nigerian Students, Comrade Innocent Okafor commended the infrastructural achievement of Governor Umahi in Ebonyi State.
He called on other State Governors to give priority attention to education, youth empowerment to end the increasing rate of youth restivness and other criminal activities in the country.
The National President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Sunday Dayo said that the meeting is aimed at discussing issues affecting Nigeria students among other issues to be discussed. Ends.