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New Nigeria anchored on youth development is possible – Obi

Super Falcons in Australia for World Cup

.Hails Super Falcons, D’Tigress

‘We must build a nation where our many talented youths will be free to develop their skills in many areas of endeavour and have opportunities to offer their skills to the global market and the development of our nation’

By Valentine Amanze

The Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, has assured that the anticipated “New Nigeria” that would be anchored on youth development was possible.

He also said that soon many many talented youths would be free to develop their skills in many areas of endeavour and have opportunities to offer their skills to the global market and the development of the nation.

Obi made the declaration in a tweet on Monday, @PeterObi, while commending the heroics of the Nigeria’s female football team, Super Falcons, at the ongoing World Cup; and that of the basketball team, D’Tigress, who are champions of Africa for the fourth consecutive time in the 2023 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket championship.

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His words: “We must build a nation where our many talented youths will be free to develop their skills in many areas of endeavour and have opportunities to offer their skills to the global market and the development of our nation.

“D’Tigress and the Super Falcons have proven again that Nigerian youths are highly talented and can compete favourably on the global stage with the right training and opportunities.

“We will make it happen because it is POssible.”

He further said that Nigerians were proud of what both teams accomplished and happy with the victory they brought to the nation.

“I appreciate them for their sacrifices and years of training which pushed them to victory.

“To the coach, Rena Wakama, who just etched her name in the books of history as the first

female coach to win the competition since its inception in 1966, I celebrate you.

“In the same vein, I will also like to congratulate our female football National team, the Super Falcons. They put up a good fight against England today, and we are proud of them, despite the result,” he said.

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