• Reveals role in resolution of ASUU/FG impasse

“I will create a prosperous and conducive environment for you to complete your education, start a job or start a business, and earn a decent wage.”

The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has revealed for the first time his role in resolving the eight-month strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

Speaking in Abuja at a session with Youth on Friday, he revealed that he facilitated negotiations between the striking university professors and the Federal Government, which resulted in the suspension of the strike.
He told the meeting that if he were elected to the position, he would create an enabling arrangement that would allow young people to finish their education and start thriving businesses.
He also vowed to create a conducive environment that will unlock your creative abilities.

He said: “I will create a prosperous and conducive environment for you to complete your education, start a job or start a business and earn a decent salary. With hard work and focus, you will be able to buy a car or motorcycle again, buy a house, settle down, start a family and create a better life. I have plans to make all these dreams come true and I can confirm that with your support these dreams will come true.’

With the advent of technology, the APC candidate said his administration will help take advantage of recent innovations in blockchain technology by reforming government policies on the use of crypto assets. This, he said, can provide more than a million jobs in the first two years of his administration in office.

Recognizing that entertainment and sports have helped put Nigeria on the global map time and again, Asiwaju Tinubu vowed to build world-class stadiums and entertainment venues across the country.

“I promise a thriving digital economy where those interested in pursuing integrity careers in ICT will be able to do so. We will also ensure that Nigeria can take greater advantage of relatively recent innovations such as blockchain technology.

We will reform government policy to encourage the prudent use of blockchain technology in finance and banking, identity management, revenue collection, and the use of crypto assets. We will implement policies that empower and build capacity among the large and young population of Nigeria to better take advantage of the opportunities presented by ICT.

“I promise to invest in the infrastructure necessary to fuel an already successful entertainment industry. Working with private sector partners, we will close existing gaps to build modern media centers and upgrade existing entertainment venues and stadiums across the country to world-class standards,” he said.

He also added: “My administration will reform the education sector by focusing on quality, access, financing, management, effectiveness and competitiveness. I promise that we will provide a good and quality education in tune with the demands of the 21st century.

“Our youth are some of the brightest people in the world, so we will equip them and make sure they are globally competitive and never left behind.

“We promise to give you a fairer deal. We promise to deliver results. We promise that the hope we are renewing will never fade away.

“You will become the main catalysts driving the economic revival. You will be empowered for individual and collective success. There will be opportunities in all areas, and they will be for you. Let’s go together!”

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, who incidentally is the national youth coordinator for the campaign, said that the youth would support the APC standard-bearer, noting that he had shown his love for the youth by raising many of them to leadership. in Nigeria today. .

He said that the APC candidate is the most qualified in the race and deserves to be elected president.

At the town hall meeting were Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Plateau State Governor and Campaign Director General Simon Lalong, former Edo Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Akin Dare, leaders party and youth leaders.

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