Sylva hosts Davido, says FG committed to youth empowerment



Chief Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has restated the Federal Government’s to youth empowerment.

A statement by the Assistant on Media and Public Affairs to the minister, Mr Julius Bokoru, on Wednesday said  Sylva gave the assurance when he received David Adeleke, also known as .

The minister and Adeleke, the winning musician discussed art, politics, youth empowerment and harmonisation of the various age grades in the country.

Sylva said: “your generation is a smart one but it must proffer solutions too. If all blame ourselves then are farther and farther any real solution.

must all harmonise, brainstorm and come up creative ideas to improve life in our country.’’

The minister assured the musician that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led “is on a fair and right trajectory in addressing concerns raised by the #EndSars protesters’’, in response to ’s concern.

Earlier, commended the minister for his signature gas initiative, especially the National Gas Programme (NGEP) and the Autogas schemes designed to lessen dependence on petrol.

The musician observed that petrol was a costlier, heavier and less eco-friendly compared to gas.

The minister and Adeleke also discussed the possibilities of building for youth development and talent discovery. (NAN)