Reconcile with Obasanjo, Nigerian Youths urge Kalu



kalu  700A coalition of Nigerian youths, rising from a crucial joint meeting held recently State, has urged a former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor , to reconcile differences with a former President of , Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, in the interest of the Nigerian project.
The youths, who held a joint meeting on the platform of the All Youths Forum, a coalition of youth organizations, advised , whom Obasanjo once described as an “Action Governor”, to eschew all bitterness and extend the olive branch to the older former president, whom they also described as a phenomenon in the Nigerian polity.
According to a statement by the forum’s Coordinator, Dr. Frank Chuks, the meeting was convened to seek positive ways Nigerian youths could play their noble roles of contributing to leadership for development. 
Chuks said in the statement: “We have identified conflicts between major stakeholders; those whose wisdom and experiences have in one time or the helped in sustaining our democracy.
“A situation where leaders who are meant to pool their wealth of wisdom, knowledge, experience and understanding of the Nigerian situation together to move the country forward are engaged in cheap fights will jeopardize the future of .
“The two leaders by now must have realized that the Nigeria project is bigger than their personal and individual interests. Hence the need to work together in one alliance to deliver this country from the countless challenges. It’s very clear to all and sundry that Nigeria is passing through the most trying phase of its existence, and all hands need to be on deck.”
The forum also reminded the former president that as a father and elder statesman, he is expected to play the role of galvanizing and synergizing individuals who are selfless and courageous in the fight for just Nigeria society.
Frank said: “Baba must realize the generational gap between him and some of these leaders. There is no way he should them to think like him. But he can tap on their modern brain and experience as a father to evolve solutions to national challenges. We therefore urge and Baba as a father to accept without reservations and conditions, with both arms wide open, any reconciliatory move by the former Governor Orji who is a son to him.”
The of the All Nigeria Youths Forum is to involve the youths in shaping a new Nigerian dream aimed at fast tracking the and development of Nigeria.
Frank added: “And one of the ways we are commencing this great mission is identifying some positive leaders, whose true love for Nigeria is selfless, and urging them on the urgent need to reconcile their differences and work as a formidable team for the betterment of this great country Nigeria, which would translate to a brighter future for the youths.”

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