High Chief Dr Selky Kile Torughedi (General Young Shall Grow) has called on Nigerian Youths at Home and in Diaspora to consider the 2020 Yulitide Celebration as the celebration of the strength and tenacity of Nigeria as a Nation and a reminder that greater days beacon. Dr Selky made this known during an interactive session with journalists and some youths in his Palace in Abuja.
Dr Selky in his remark thanked Nigerian Youths for their steadfastness and unity displayed from the North to the South, East to the West on the country in their fight against injustice, especially the peaceful ENDSARS protests that led to the scraping of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) across the Federation.
Dr Selky hailed the strength and tenacity that Nigerian Youths have displayed in the outgoing year 2020, which according to him tested the resolve of Nigerian Youths in every conceivable way.
According to Dr Selky the health, economy, polity and religious aspects of Nigerians were tested by the out break of the deadly CORONA Virus (COVID-19), but expectedly, Nigerian Youths came out stronger.
He stressed that the strength of the health sector are the Nigerian Youths, hence there is need to improve working conditions to ensure that the war against the spread of COVID-19 is won. He cautioned that Youths to observe Physical & Social Distancing, always use Face Masks and observe proper hygiene during the Christmas and New Year Celebration.
On the economy, Dr Selky pointed out that Nigerian Youths have displayed uncommon determination and unity in ensuring that they recover their means of livelihood which was badly affected by the effects of lockdowns put in place earlier in the year. He hailed Nigerian Youths for showing determination in restarting their businesses, efforts which according to him have gone far in helping the Nigerian Economy recover and prosper the entire country.
Dr Selky urged Nigerian Youths to remain prayerful and united ahead of the new year 2021 which according to him holds greater promises than 2020. He stressed his optimism that the efforts of Nigerian Youths exerted in 2020 will filed more fruits in 2021 as God will continue to bless and support their efforts. He called on them to love themselves and be their brothers and sisters keepers for the peace and development of Nigeria.
Dr Selky charged Nigerian Youths to be security conscious at all times and report any suspicious movement around them to help the Federal Government and Security Agencies protect lives and property in their neighborhood from those who do not mean well for Nigeria. He called on them to support the military and paramilitary agencies in safeguarding the streets, highways and water ways in this festive season.
Dr Selky used the opportunity to sympathize with the families of all young people who lost their lives during the course of the year 2020, especially those who lost their lives to COVID-19 and the #EndSARS protests across the country. He empathized with their families and prayed God to grant their souls eternal rest. He prayed that the sacrifice they have paid will not go in vain.
Dr Selky wished all Nigerians Safe Travels as they travel across the country in this season to celebrate Christmas and New Year.