CODE urges youths to engage govt in tracking infrastructural projects
By: Femi Mustapha
Connected Development( CODE) has urged youths to engage the government by tracking current infrastructural projects in their communities for positive results.
The state lead of CODE, Abubakar Muhammed Made this assertion at a public hearing on Strengthening youth-focused public service Delivery in Kaduna state on 7th, October 2021.
He explained that as young people there are certain ways they can engage the government through group advocacy.
Speaking on the reason for the gathering, he said a lot of youths in Kaduna state are unemployed because of many reasons, therefore, CODE deem it necessary to invites young people to the public hearing in other to bear their minds to government officials in other for government to make commitments on a better way forward.
In his remarks, the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan identified indiscipline as the major cause for youths restiveness in the state and Nigeria at large
Aruwan said Discipline is very important, stressing that no matter how brilliant a young man or woman is, it is essential to anchor the potentials via discipline
According to him, lack of discipline is a hindrance to success.
He, therefore, appealed to young men and women who have shown leadership potentials to also imbibe discipline virtues.
Aruwan advised that security is a collective responsibility of everybody, especially the youths who makes a large number of the populace
He advised that people should be cautious of people hearing especially while making calls because many investigations have revealed that criminals sometimes use such information to perpetuate their hearts.