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Good evening everyone like they say it is better to be late than never. Whatever happens we must ensure we get the job done. I am here to get done something i should have done 10 hours ago
My sincere apologies
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Young Nigerian of Present; the Journey so far, common trait, Challenges, comparison with the old order & way forward
That's the topic i was given. Too academic & technical for me so I would go with what I am good at "breaking it to what we can all relate to"
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The young Nigerian of today is faced with many challenges top amongst which is the globalization. They can no longer afford to grow at their own pace cocooned from the rest of the world.
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They have to grow at the pace of global standing or be left behind. This in itself can be a huge challenge. It is also a blessing in disguise as it forces the youth of today to grow in leaps and bounds beyond the youth of yesterday.

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The youth that were the founding parents of this Nation had the burden of leadership thrusted upon them. They were the ones with the education and the ones that had the know how of liberating their people from the shackles of the colonial masters.
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The youth of today have to have the desire to take on the burden of leadership to have the Nigeria that they yearn for.
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The Nigeria that must fit the standard of good governance they can see from the other countries who due to globalisation has become a village where everyone can see what is happening just like everyone can see what happens in every household in a village.
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The youth of our founding fathers had no choice than to take on the mantle of leadership and liberation. The youth of today have a choice to take on the mantle of leadership and liberation or look the other way and continue the status quo
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Sometimes the power of choice can be a hindrance to ones development and that is exactly what the youth of today have to battle with. It is not to say some amongst the youth of our founding fathers did not have the choice to choose to maintain status quo
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The youth of our founding fathers were empowered with the voice to speak out and make demands
The youth of today were deliberately stripped of the powers to give them a voice but for social media, the youth of today would have been made totally voiceless.

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I normally don't even bother to talk of the youth of my generation. They are amongst the most suppressed and docile youth the Nation have had and hopefully in our forties and fifties we dare to speak up and make up for lost grounds
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It was during my youthful days of my generation that Student unionism was broken and packed up in Nigeria thanks to ASUU strikes, school closures & parental warnings of don't protest anything JUST GRADUATE!
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The fear of staying years and years in school beyond the stipulated time put paid to students having the voice to speak up and make demands. Everyone just wanted to graduate in peace
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Today the country suffers from the dearth of student unionism. We now have docile citizens who are ready to take any form of treatment meted out in them as long as the can breathe.
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What we now have in school is no longer student unionism but student "politicism"
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In fairness to the youth of today and the generation of youth before them of the more recent times, Nigeria has not been there for them like it was for the youth of our founding parents and their preceding generation

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The Nigeria that gave you job when you finished school is the Nigeria you were ready to die for. The Nigeria that did not discriminate you based on your parents CONNECTION is the Nigeria you fought for
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The Nigeria where the child of NOBODY became SOMEBODY without knowing ANYBODY was the Nigeria that gave its youth reasons to stand for it, defend it and fight for its freedom and they did!
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Today what has Nigeria offered its youth to make them want to fight for Nigeria, stand for Nigeria or defend Nigeria? What has Nigerian given them to make them believe in it?
NOTHING!
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While the youth of yesteryears had a country that gave them everything to fight for it. The youth of today have a country that has not cared for them. Abandoned them to their plights. Little wonder they have turned their back on Nigeria
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One important thing which the youth of today have that the youth of my generation didn't have is the SOCIAL MEDIA! This is a voice they have to come together and own the narrative and own the Nation that has repeatedly failed them
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The youth have the opportunity to not make the mistake that those before them made. They have to force Nigeria to care for its citizens or else the abusive behaviour will continue with the abused becoming abusers
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The world is on the verge of great things and our youth have opportunity to be equal partners with the rest of the world. Take a deep breath and go for it. Don't focus on the hardship you were forced to endure. Focus on the beauty you can unleash
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You can unveil the beauty of Nigeria to the world. We your parents and those before us have failed. We failed you, we failed ourselves and we failed our Nation. It is time you break the yoke of failure and set yourself free
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Learn from our mistakes. When we your parents tell you to hold onto hating each other ask us how did that serve us? When we ask you to be divided over ethnicity religion or gender ask what did we gain?
Chart your own course and dare!
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Dare to have a Nigeria where MERIT is what matters not ethnicity.
Dare for a Nigeria where good governance is a given & not an anomaly.
Dare for a Nigeria where you fight for rights of animals because human right is a given.
Dare & dare & never stop daring
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Thank you @AHL_ng for giving me opportunity to contribute on your platform. Once again accept my apologies for doing this later than you wanted🙏🙏
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