Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former finance minister, says that talking with Nigerian youth takes away her melancholy.
Okonjo-Iweala, mentioned this on Monday whereas talking at an occasion organised by the African College of Science and Expertise (AUST) in Abuja after they hosted Jack Dorsey, chief govt officer (CEO) of Twitter integrated, and his group.
The previous minister mentioned, who’s a member of the Twitter board mentioned;
What offers me hope each single day, is when I take heed to our younger individuals. If I ever get up feeling depressed, I simply want to speak to some younger individuals, even my younger kids who’re of their thirties, the previous minister mentioned.
I wish to flip now to Jack, to Parah, to all of you who’ve come to honour us within the nation, I wish to say thanks a lot for what have completed, it’s a unbelievable group. It’s as a result of we felt so energised, we’re seeing what they’re doing in San Francisco and everywhere in the world. Now that you’ve been to Nigeria, to Lagos and Abuja.
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You will have seen what could be completed, my plea is that we’ve got younger entrepreneurs right here, we’ve got younger engineers right here, this establishment (AUST) is about creating younger engineers for Africa.
We aren’t making an attempt to power you into something however we’re saying that you’ve been launched we like having you work together and interact, and provides braveness and hope to our younger individuals to allow them to use their abilities on Twitter platform and different platforms to create jobs not only for themselves however for others.
Let me finish by urging our younger individuals, dont await individuals to create jobs for you, create jobs for yourselves and for others and you’ve got a platform to do it.
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