Ex-CBN deputy governor holds summit in Kano

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Former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu highlighted the importance of youth involvement and participation as an important measure in driving economic growth and development in Nigeria.

Moghalu who is also Founder, Institute of Governance and Economic Transformation, spoke at the Kingsley Moghalu Youth Initiative, under the Isaac Moghalu Foundation, during its inaugural summit in Kano.

Themed ‘The role of Nigerian Youths in the Quest for Political and Economic Transformation’, the event was held in collaboration with Towards An Intellectual Tomorrow Initiative, a youth group in Nigeria focused on driving youth participation in governance, policy formulation and economic transformation.

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The former CBN chief called on Nigerians to ignore political messiahs and unrealistic promises, emphasising the need for effective and true reform that would produce sustainable development for citizens.

Speaking at the event, former Indepedent National Electoral Commission (INEC) boss, Prof. Attahiru Jega called for unity among the youths, explaining that it was necessary to organise voters and communities for true and effective change, stating that citizens should demand true and competent leadership.

Giving the final remarks, Usman Bugaje advised youths in Northern Nigeria to take charge of their lives and educate themselves, especially in the Quran and Arabic Language.

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