The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed optimism that younger individuals can lead social change in Nigeria.
Talking in Abuja when he hosted college students on a management programme with the African Centre for Management, Technique & Growth (Centre LSD), Senator Omo-Agege charged them to see themselves as beacons of hope and brokers of transformation of their communities.
He urged the younger ambassadors to place themselves as drivers of the rising change in international developmental efforts.
Represented by his Chief of Employees, Dr. Otive Igbuzor, the Delta Central lawmaker defined that younger individuals would grow to be vanguards of constructive change brokers of their respective communities if their boundless energies had been effectively harnessed and directed.
His phrases: “There are two methods to alter a rustic: by means of revolution and evolution. Revolution is if you get some individuals who don’t like what is going on, they plan and alter the whole lot without delay. However that may be very tough. And at occasions, it may be violent.
“The simpler one is thru evolution the place you alter the nation steadily. When you’ve got a pacesetter who will not be good, you alter that chief. When you’ve got a coverage which isn’t good, you alter it. When you’ve got a behaviour which isn’t good, you carry a nationwide reorientation to alter that behaviour.
“One of many biggest devices for altering any society is younger individuals. One factor I need you to remove from right here is that don’t take into consideration being leaders of tomorrow. Take into consideration being leaders of right this moment. And we consider that younger individuals needs to be leaders of right this moment and never leaders of tomorrow.
“If there may be going to be an outstanding change in Nigeria, it’s within the fingers of younger individuals as a result of outdated persons are tougher to alter than younger individuals. Younger persons are dynamic, revolutionary, inventive they usually have the capability to alter.
“And we’re already seeing modifications within the Buhari administration. On this Nationwide Meeting, the issues we had been listening to earlier than that earlier than you cross any invoice it’s important to bribe legislators, these issues aren’t occurring once more. Modifications are gradual and we’re assured that we’re on the best path”.