Mr Yemisi Adeaga, President-General, Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), has called on the media to frequently enlighten Nigerian youths on the need for them to participate in political and decision-making processes.
Adeaga made the call at the Pen and Awards Night Party of the weeklong activities marking 2022 Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council, Press Week on Friday in Ibadan.
Adeaga, who was the Chairman of the occasion, therefore, said it was time for the youth to be given a chance to rule in the country.
He said that journalists, through their multidisciplinary profession, should encourage the youth to go into politics to have dynamic and innovative leadership in Nigeria.
In the same vein, the Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Philippines, Yemi Farounbi, said that time had come for journalists to rise up to rescue Nigeria for a vivid and resilient democracy.
Farounbi, also a veteran journalist, noted that the media had always…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper