Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, said yesterday that, the current crop of leaders in the country are people who knows why they were elected by the masses.
Tambuwal, who lamented that, a large chunk of money meant for the development of key sectors were being diverted to fighting insecurity within the last five years, added that, insecurity was greatly undermining Nigeria’s growth and development.
Speaking while declaring open the 5th National Conference of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Tambuwal appreciated the institution for its contributions to humanity and national development.
Referring to the theme of the conference: “Security, National Integration and the Challenges of Development in Nigeria,” Tambuwal opined that, the theme was apt, hence it could help boost the already existing peace in the state.
“As I have mentioned earlier, the theme of this year’s conference is not only timely but absolutely critical to any effort at rebuilding our society and taking the country to a better place. Without doubt, insecurity is the most daunting challenge undermining the growth and development of Nigeria as a nation.
Tambuwal begins registration of Sokoto unemployed youths
In his quest to productively engage the unemployed youths of Sokoto State, governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said yesterday that, his government has started the process of documenting all unemployed youths in the state.
Tambuwal, in a statement signed by his spokesman, Mallam Imam Imam informed that a total of 25, 000 unemployed youths would be registered within two years.
This according to him was to allow for proper streamlining of his government policies for planning purposes.