Intl’ Youth Day ’22: NANS begs FG to foster unity through adoption of official homegrown language




By Ezra Ukanwa, Abuja.

To mark the International Youth Day, IYD, 2022, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANs, Weekend, appealed to the Federal Government, FG, to adopt a homegrown language as officially accepted language of communication in the country.

The call was made on Friday during a one-day Language for Unity Symposium organized by the office of the NANS National Financial Secretary, held at the Army Resource Centre, Abuja in commemoration of the International Youth Day, with the theme: “Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for all Ages”.

Speaking at the event, the National Financial Secretary, NANS, Comr. Olaseinde Adeyinka (Sir Newton), said, the language barrier in the country has done Nigerians more harm than good, adding that the only way the country can get out of the quagmire is for the Federal Government to adopt one of the country’s indigenous languages as Nigeria’s official language for communication purposes.

“I feel that…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper