//Godwin Ekosin, Kaduna, Northwest Nigeria//
Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) on Monday called on President Mohammadu Buhari to relief non-performing ministers in his cabinet of their portfolio as matter of necessity to guide against total collapse of nation’s economy.
The Assembly in a statement signed by its Speaker, Mohammad Salihu in Kaduna opined that, those advertising their ignorance in confirmation of their occupational incapability upon
Mr. President’s returned from his vacation should be critically assessed and show the way out if they fail performance test.
While recommending sack for non performing ministers, the youth assembly averred that Brigadier General Boroh (Rtd) deserves a special recognition for managing the presidential Amnesty program, adding, “he deserve a decent mention and attendant space in our society for ensuring peaceful co-existence among the militants and the government”.
The group opined that, “he should go ahead and remove those who perform below expectation” noting that “if there is one unique ingredient of quality leadership that is grossly missing from the pot pourri of our nation’s socio-political. Life today, it has to be that of selfless service to the nation.
“AYA wish to pay tribute to Professor Benjamin Ozumba a. Quintessential scholar, a detribalize Nigerian, a man of vision and ideas whose vice chancellorship was an era of academic oriented leadership, firm and characterised by industrial harmony and stability”.
AYA further said Professor Ozumba is highly reputed as an academic giant with a promising agenda which is action oriented, democratic based, achievement motivated by taking a bold steps of introducing Hausa department at the prestigious UNN, first of it kind in South-East, South-South, “the VC is our intellectual Ambassador and Nigeria’s best minds of his generation” the statement stressed.
Meanwhile, the youth group has condnmed in strong terms the xenophobic attack of. Nigerians in South Africa and the unwarranted killings of Hausa community in Ile Efe.
”We condemn the spate of xenophobic attacks by South African on fellow Africans, while many Nigerians have been murder within the last two years in inexplicable circumstance either by South African citizens or even officials of the state. Certainly, governments of Nigeria and South Africa as well as others need to look beyond verbal darts and move from rhetoric to reality cheeks or actions that can defuse tension on all fronts.
”We wish to condemn the wanton killing of Hausa community in Ile-ife for no just reasons, government should bring those behind this ugly trend to book because this issues is dirty to public acceptance”, the group said.