Nigerian presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has sent a message to Nigerian music superstars like Burna Boy, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Tems, and a host of others, lauding them for their contributions.
In celebration of International Youth Day today, August 12th, 2022, the APC flagbearer shared a video giving kudos to several Nigerian youths across different sectors like tech, entertainment, sports, and others.
In the long video, Tinubu acknowledged the role that Nigerian music plays on a global scale, citing Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Wizkid, and Tems as Nigerian ambassadors of hope. The politician also went on to laud sports stars like Tobi Amusan, Ese Brume, Favour Ofili, and a host of others.
He said, “Our music is moving people and making them dance in major venues across the world.”
Tinubu extended greetings to all young Nigerians at home and in diaspora, noting that, “Ours is a land blessed with the inexhaustible energies and brilliance of young people.
“Every day they keep breaking new boundaries and records in almost every human endeavour. The creativity that lives in the heart of the average Nigerian youth shines bright like the sun.
The former governor of Lagos also acknowledged and appreciated the Nigerian innovators powering the economy African markets.
He said they have created technology that has changed the lives of people, as he commended Michelle Elegbe, Tarebi Alebiosu, Aniedi Udo-Obong, Odunayo Eweniyi and Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin.
Tinubu noted that the innovators are leading the way embellishing through their enterprise, creativity and their vision.
“Our nation has a fast growing reputation as the best place for tech entrepreneurship on the African continent. Our future is full of hope and excitement in part because of the work these men and women have done and continue to do. They are our ambassadors of hope,” he said.
Watch the video below: