Obasanjo’s `Third Force’: Group to moblise youths



    Middle: Pelumi Olajengbesi briefing newsmen

    The Youth Lead Nigeria, a mass motion, says it’ll moblise youths throughout Nigeria to affix the `Third Force’ proposed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

    Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi, the group’s National Coordinator, who briefed newsmen on Friday in Abuja, mentioned that Obasanjo was credibly certified to advise President Muhammadu Buhari on nationwide points.

    Obasanjo had in assertion on Tuesday, advised the creation of a brand new political movement-third option-in the nation and suggested Buhari to not search re-election in 2019.

    He urged the President to affix the league of the nation’s former leaders whose “experience, influence, wisdom and outreach can be deployed on the side line for the good of the country.”

    The former president mentioned that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the principle opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had failed the nation.

    Olajengbesi mentioned that the first goal of the group was change the narrative and implement crucial change within the management structure of Nigeria, with the youths ably represented in energy.

    “We make daring to say that we’re prepared to affix the `Third Force’ to liberate our nation from these holding it to ransom.

    “Our organisation shall start to moblise youths throughout the nation to make this a actuality.’’

    He mentioned that the arrest of Mr Babachir Lawal, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, was worthy of applause and lengthy overdue as there needs to be no sacred cows in Nigeria.

    On the prevailing safety challenges within the nation, he mentioned that it was excessive time the management of the nation’s safety companies was overhauled.

    The authorized practitioner mentioned it was regrettable that bloodthirsty hoodlum, herdsmen, terrorist teams and others continued on bloody rampage throughout the nation unchecked.

    Speaking on the `Not too Young to Run Bill’, he expressed displeasure that the invoice sponsored to advertise youth inclusion in politics continued to undergo neglect.

    “This is a horrible improvement that members of the legislature should make haste to resolve.

    “Given the chance, the youths in Nigeria will ship on democratic dividends as they have been duly geared up with the vigour, ardour and sense of service to tackle extra political tasks,’’ he mentioned.

    Olajengbesi mentioned that youths needs to be allowed ample enter and management roles in a number of capacities with the intention to obtain balanced governance.

    He mentioned that the Federal Government must be extra proactive and resourceful in battle decision and attending to the nation’s economic system.