SENATE PRESIDENT ENJOINS THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TO BE MINDFUL OF THE RATE OF YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE COUNTRY
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Monday asked that the 2021 budget which is still being processed by the National Assembly be mindful of the rate of youth unemployment in the country.
Lawan spoke in Abuja against the backdrop of the recent End SARS protests in the country, at a public hearing organised by the Senate Committee on Agriculture on 2021 budget defence.
He said some protesting youths were genuine while seeking the attention of the leaders and they got the attention of leaders adding that the nation agenda, especially for 2021, should be mindful of what they do inorder to provide employment opportunities for youths.
The Senate President said, with a practical and radical approach, the Agriculture sector would change Nigeria’s fortune adding that the sector is enough to turn around the fortune of Nigeria.
President of the Senate noted that the Agriculture potential to create the wealth that we need to have a fairly and meaningful life for everyone