By Ayoni M. Agbabiaka
Some Nigerian youth have called for end to killings and unjust treatment of Nigerians being held without trial or conviction by the courts in various prisons across the world.
They also called for the inclusion of youth in the government of President Muhamadu Buhari next level era.
The national coordinator Nigeria Youth Corporate Social Responsibility Fund (NYCSRF) and Coalition of Young Candidates of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (CYCFGN) chief Vincent Anthony Ubani said this at the end of Nigeria Youth Rights Week” held in Abuja.
“The Next Level of President Muhammadu Buhari is a new deal for emerging youth leaders for a brighter future of this country as it prepares us young leaders ahead of 2023 which is the due time for us to take our destiny into our hands, to build our nation for a sustainable development and transformation of the entire Nigerians both home and abroad.
“The essence of holding this Young and Youth Rights Week was to give us the opportunity to discuss among youth and young leaders by exchanging ideas and initiatives on the way forward to the Rights of Youth at the 774 LGAs at all level.
“Also asking for our rights for inclusion of youth in governance and seeking for justice for many young people out there in various prison yards both in Nigeria and overseas that are unjustly being held down without trial or conviction by the courts.
“In our commitments to achieve the Next Level agenda we will ensure we give every necessary supports to guarantee the success of this 2019 to 2023 tenure of President Buhari.
“To achieve this, we needed to start by making sure we speak for the oppressed and aggrieved ones who look up to us both those who are held down in prison yards unlawfully and other marginalized youths of our country Nigeria,” he said.