FUDECO Meeting: Get involved in useful ventures to be self reliant, Prof. Tahir advises Fulani Youths

Mohammed Kaka Misau

Professor Abubakar Abbah Tahir has urged Fulani youths to ensure that they are fully engaged in useful ventures in order to become self-reliant.

The Professor who gave the advice while speaking during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Fulbe Development and Cultural Organisation (FUDCO) held in Bauchi on Monday, further urged the Fulani youths to disassociate themselves from all forms of criminalities to enable them have a better future.

Professor Abubakar Abba Tahir who also served as the Chairman of the AGM, lamented that the fulani communities have been left behind in terms of development, hence the need for them to refocus towards meeting the global challenges.

In his keynote address, the guest speaker at the meeting, Ambassador Hassan Jika Ardo said statistic shows that the population of fulani communities that has reached sixty to eighty million in african countries are facing numerous challenges of insecurity among others.

He also urged parents among the fulani to encourage their wards to seek for knowledge and support the move that would enhance the lives of fulani communities.

In his remarks at the virtual AGM meeting, the National Chairman of Fulbe Development and Cultural Organization, Alhaji Salim Sadu Nana, said the organisation has fully trained youths in various skill acquisitions, offered scholarships and humanitarian services to the younger ones.

While enumerating some of the challenges confronting the organization, the chairman called on all chapters to always collaborate with the national body to actualize the set goals.

On his part, the Bauchi state Chapter Chairman of FUDECO, Engr, A.U Sambo noted that the organization is into creation of awareness to its members at the grassroot on national issues, among other services that would impact positively on the lives of fulani communities.

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