Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has said that the recent #EndSARS protest in the country won’t be in vain.
Dare said this in his message to Nigerian youths on the occasion of the maiden National Youth Day which is today, November 1. The Minister’s message reads
”Today, on the occasion of the National Youth Day we showcase to the world 10 winners of the 60-day APP challenge competition and 5 young innovators in different fields. 15 youth who represent the lot and remind us of the power and potentials of our youth as a country.
With the Protests that have occurred across the country Nigeria stands at the cusp of change in youth development. Already, that change has begun.What is needed is to deepen the youth initiatives and accelerate the onboarding of beneficiaries in a transparent and effectual manner
The protest of our youth shall not be in vain. It is time to engage government constructively. Come to the table. I say to the youth -Your time has come.”