Ooni of IfeThe Ooni of Ife has appealed to the Senate President, to take steps towards making provision and guiding the interests of the Nigerian youths.
Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi made the appeal during a meeting with the Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday in Abuja.
The Ooni of Ife said that it was time for leaders at all levels to rekindle the hope of youths by making them comfortable in their pursuits.
He also sued for peace and unity amongst the Nigerian youths irrespective of their tribal background.
The meeting with the Senate President came two days after the Ooni met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
The monarch had also stressed the need for further diversification of Nigeria’s economy, with a call on the government to explore the solid minerals in Osun State.
Oba Ogunwusi expressed optimism that an exploration of the huge solid minerals in his state, especially gold, would give an unprecedented boost to the nation’s economy and shift it away from volatility of the crude oil market.