The National President of The Apostolic Church of Nigeria, Pastor Sampson Igwe, has send strong message to President Muhammadu Buhari and State Governments to make youth development as to priority.
Igwe, made this known at a news conference in Abuja on Saturday, said the advancement and making of work for the young people would help lessen the degree of insecurity in the nation.
“A large portion of this insecurity, we are encountering today is a direct result of joblessness”, NAN cited him as saying.
“Many people and organisations, including the churches, sees the youths as a threat.
“A large number of our youths, who graduated from the University today have no work to do.
“What’s more, the knowledge they ought to have placed into work, will be diverted into arranging abhorrent, wrongdoing like how to steal from banks and abducting peoples,” Igwe said.
He additionally approached different pioneers at all levels to give the young people an opportunity and give them open doors for their advancement.
“They are extraordinary resources that ought to be admirably saddled and created as pioneers of tomorrow.
“We ought to get them and be prepared to enable them physically, inwardly, socially and profoundly,” he said.