Famous Nigerian Islamic scholar and politician Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil has advised youth across the country to imbibe the spirit of patriotism and hard work for them to secure a better life.
Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil made the call today while speaking at the 2023 annual symposium/lecture series organized by Bayero University Old Campus Youth Assembly to mark this year’s Eid-el-Adha celebration.
Shiekh Khalil said hard work and dedication to whatever you want to achieve are essential ingredients for success, urging the youth to participate in the political process for them to have space in decision making
Speaking earlier, former deputy vice-chancellor of Bayero University professor Abdulrasheed Garba who is the guest speaker at the occasion, said, nothing can be achieved until when societies fully understand the role of youth among them.
He said, according Youth Charter in 2016 indicated that youth life begins from 15 to 35 years of age, but what we are told youth will not attain the level of maturity until they reach 40 years.
Professor Abdulrasheed Garba also lamented how parents need to adjust on how they mentor their children with interns of respect.
Also speaking, the secretary to the Kano state government Dr Abdullahi Baffa Bichi commended the youth assembly for organizing the event, promising to assist and support the association to achieve its objectives.
Also, vice chancellor of the University professor Sagir Abbas represented by Dr Kabir Abbas, chief librarian, assured the association of the University’s support and encouragement.
During the program, Election was held to elect leaders that will stair the affairs of the association for the next two years.
Those elected are: Abdulganiyyu Muhammad as chairman, Ali Abubakar Balarabe as vice chairman, Mustapha Muhammad Yahaya Bichi as financial secretary, Engineer Muhammad Attahir Secretary General, Amiru Abdullahi Bature Treasurer, Abubakar Danjuma Maiwada PRO and Usman Muhammad Minjinyawa as Assistant Secretary of the association.
Other highlights of the occasion were the presentation of training certificates to 6 beneficiaries on different skills acquisition programs with start-up capital.