Youths, religious leaders hail Buhari’s change agenda
A cross section of members of the public in Oyo State, including representatives of youth organizations and religious leaders have given kudos to President Muhammadu Buhari over his change agenda, promising to fully support the initiatives with a view to building a new Nigeria.
At a stakeholders conference on National Unity, Peace and Security Consciousness Awareness organized by the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Oyo State, in commemoration of the 2015 Nigeria’s Independence Day Anniversary, they publicly acknowledged the positive impact of the change agenda of the present administration since inception.
The forum, comprising market men and women, road transport workers, spare parts dealers as well as opinion leaders from different parts of the state, pledged their support for the government.
In his submission, the state chairman of the National Youth Council, Comrade Akeem Babalola pledged the solidarity of the youths for the administration “in order not to allow the gains recorded so far filter away” while also charging fellow youths across the state to embrace vocations alongside their studies.
A representative of the Muslim community in the state, Alhaji AbdulFatai Alaga, who is also the Grand Mufti of Ibadanland, enjoined religious leaders to imbibe discipline, trustworthiness and also set good example for their followers at all times.
Speaking in the same vein, the state representative of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Sayo Onaolapo remarked that the positive change being witnessed in the country presently can only be sustained if Nigerians resolve to move closer to God and run away from sins.
In a welcome address, the State NOA Director, Mrs. Dolapo Dosunmu, reiterated the need for Nigerians to co-exist peacefully and respect the culture and religion of one another.