“The Creativity and talents of Nigeria’s youths is enough reason to believe in the future of the country,” says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
This statement was released on Wednesday, 3rd November 2021 when the Vice President of Nigeria Professor Yemi Osinbajo welcomed at the Presidential villa, Aso Rock, Abuja, delegation of young Nigerian Comedy Skit Industry Practitioners under the platform of the Nigeria Skits Industry Awards, led by the convener, Bimbo Daramola.
Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity said in a statement tittled, ‘Young Nigerians’ talents reason to believe in Nigeria – Osinbajo’.
The Vice President commends the creativity of the Nigerian youths in a statement, “I strongly believe that what our young people are doing and what they are capable of, is what will lead our country to where we are meant to be. The future is not tomorrow, it is already here and we can see it from just everything you are getting; young people like yourselves, doing something good.”
Saying he has watched some of their skits, vice president Yemi Osinbajo noted “I think that we have incredible talent and we must do something to enable these talents, and we must ask ourselves questions on setting realistic goals that can enable these talents flourish. I must say that just based on the sheer creativity around this, I don’t think anybody anywhere is as funny as Nigerian comedians.”
The Vice President made a list of the work of the Technology and creative Advisory group in utilising policies to encourage the growth of the creative Industry.
Ayo Ajewole (Woli Agba), Taaooma and others commended the vice president for supporting the development of young Nigerians.
The vice president was later Presented an Award.