President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said Nigeria has invested heavily in youth development and has created formidable and reliable platforms through which the young people and students can hone their leadership skills and make relevant contribution to the decision-making process, Vanguard reports.

President Buhari, while declaring open the Commonwealth Youth and Students Summit in Abuja, said his administration has heavily invested in youth development, creating formidable platforms through which youths can hone their leadership skills.

Represented by Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, his Chief of Staff, Buhari said: “I am very optimistic that with the breed of young people gathered here, actionable policy-decisions that will further enhance development and productivity of the youth will be reached for the Heads of Government of the Commonwealth to implement to further better the lots of young people of the Commonwealth.”

Buhari said: “The digital revolution is clearly upon us with the young ones leading the way in ICT, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, E-Commerce and the likes. Investments in building a digital economy must proceed along with investment in the ideas, skills and enterprise of our youth.”


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