From MOHAMMED ABDULLAHI, Keffi
The Executive Chairman, Keffi Local Government Council in Nasarawa State Alhaji Abdulrahman Maigoro has advised Nigerian youths to seek education in order to excel in life and bring development to the country.
Maigoro gave the advice recently while speaking with newsmen in Keffi, stressing that the importance of education to the development of any society cannot be overemphasized and reminded the youths and Nigerians that no meaningful development could be achieved without sound education.
“I want to use this medium to appeal to our youths to pursue education with the seriousness it deserves because it is the only antidote to poverty and the route to success.
“Just as knowledge is power, education is the bedrock of development in any society. When a person is well-educated, he becomes better informed and will be able to move outside his cocoon,” he maintained.
He enjoined Nigerians to be law abiding, respect constituted authorities and live in peace, for the overall development of the country.
The council boss reiterated his administration’s commitment to making life more meaningful to the people of his area by executing of policies and programmes that would have direct benefits to them.