Masari urges investment in youth development to tackle insecurity



Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has called for massive investment in youth education and development as a way of tackling insecurity in the country.

Masari made the call in a issued by Alhaji Ibrahim Musa-Kalla, the Press Secretary the state Deputy Governor on Sunday in Katsina.

According the governor, such investment will provide opportunities for youths be meaningfully engaged instead of indulging in violence and crime.

“We all have a stake toward ensuring that our society is safe, we need stakeholders invest in the people.

“Corporate entities, wealthy individuals and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are urged into this,” he said.

Masari said that sincere investment in youth development and education would help the teeming youths follow the right track.

“By educating our youths,  we will reduce banditry. Pick somebody in your community and see them through school help the society. (NAN)