Abuja - The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has advised the Buhari-led administration to take youth employment seriously as a means to tackle rising insecurity throughout the country.
According to Punch, the Ooni claimed to have witnessed the power in youth engagement first-hand, with His Majesty employing youth and seeing a drastic decrease in crime rates in Ile-Ife as a result.
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"His Imperial Majesty has engaged youths in construction and agricultural activities and there has been drastic reduction in crime rate in Ile-Ife and its environs because of these activities."
Speaking at a press conference to discuss activities marking the first anniversary of his ascension to the throne, the Ooni alleged that the celebration is set to attract a million people, with the focus being towards getting more youth engaged.
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