That role as a youth, has been able to translate into the current day motivation. The idea is for young people to get involved in the political process of the country and advance the stage of development. Every youths motive in getting into that field, is basically to support the young Nigerian youths who have talents and nobody to help them in chasing their dreams and ambitions. The youths should see it as an avenue to inspire a new generation of entertainers who can in the future also employ others, thereby making it a circle of empowerment.
With the not too young bill passed into law under the former senate President Bukola Saraki, the Nigerian political scene will give birth to new breeds of politicians, that can take the agenda of empowering the youths into the next level, as they were to serve as agents of the change, our young democracy was lacking in the past.
In respect to the bill being passed, for once, every corner of the Nigerian geo-political zone setting saw a high growth of interest and participation amongst youths in different working class and family backgrounds decide to take on the challenge of being politically elected.
While the youths finally have some leverage to build a momentum, where their voices are heard, there are happenings that still pose as a threat to that desired growth and development, and one of such is the recent terrorist attack in Kaduna, where so far, a profile of one the persons who lost their lives has been projected.
The dentist Megafu Chinelo , was one of the over 970 passengers on board when the terrorists attacked the train which was headed from Kaduna to Abuja.
Immediately they were attacked , Dr. Chinelo took to her Twitter page at 9:43 pm asking Nigerians to pray for her.
“I’m in the train. I have been shot please pray for me,” she had tweeted. According to the friends of the deceased “ Dr Chinelo was working at St Gerald’s hospital in Kaduna, She resigned last month to leave the country this Friday before the sad occurrence of her demise. The late Doctor is from Onitsha and the daughter of Mr Ifeanyi and Akonam Megafu of UmuAse village.
In line with this , The Nigeria Railway Corporation, NRC, has suspended its Abuja-Kaduna train service after terrorists blew off its train on Monday night, killing and injuring some passengers in the process. The investigations are still ongoing as well will give more updates as it unfolds .