By Musa Sunusi Ahmad
The Northern Nigeria Youths Organization (NNYO) has inaugurated it’s Board in Lagos State chapter, in an efforts to mend fences.
Known for peace promotion, the group was created to unite Nigerians.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, the chairman of Lagos State Chapter Alhaji Sani Salisu Danmutaqqa said their mission is to unite Nigerians.
“As you all know, youths need the guardian of elders for positive change and development. We cannot do it without your support and advise,” he said while urging the patrons of the group to help them unite Nigerians and also empower the youths at all levels.
The board council are: Dr Sale Mclee Pashi – chairman; Mallam Nura Mohammed Wagani – Vice chairman; Monica Iruobe Teru – Secretary to the board; Alhaji Sa’adu Yusuf Dandare Gulma – Treasurer and Isa Ibrahim Buhari – Assistant Secretary/ Legal Counsel to the board.
Other members of the board are: Alhaji Ibrahim Shafi’i; Rev Andrew Duya; Comrade Musa Ya’u Sakaba; Mrs Bature Laraba Abigail; Hajiya Rukkaya Labaran; Alhaji Labaran Sidi and Dauda Akau Bognet.
In acceptance speech, the chairman of the board of the council, Dr Sale Mclee Pashi commended the visionary leadership and vision of the founders of the organisation and commitment towards promoting social fundamental rights of Northern Nigeria youths cut-across the six geo-political zones of the country.
Pashi also call on political leaders, parents, teachers and religious leaders to take responsibility in the nation building.
He said looking at the insecurity ravaging the country – kidnapping, banditry, terrorism, raping, corruption etc, all hands must be on deck to fight this negative vices in our society.
“You may agree with me that today’s unwarranted situation we found ourselves in Nigeria is threatening our peace and unity. It is due to challenges of leadership and social responsibility. In this regard, we must build hope for our youths in Nigeria by eliminating the disproportionate social economic and political barriers that prevents them from unleashing their full potential.
“It’s imperative for us to work strategically with the Lagos State government and present our framework to the government at all levels for partnership in promoting NNYO youths in Lagos State. It remain crucial to the survival of the societies,” he said.