Don’t Be Distracted By Yahoo Boys, Their Days Are Numbered — Osinbajo Tells Nigerian Youths

Vice-President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerian youths to work arduous and never be distracted by Yahoo boys with fancy vehicles as a result of their days are numbered and would face the wrath of the regulation quickly.

Delivering the primary convocation lecture of Kola Daisi University, Ibadan, Oyo State, the Vice President who gave examples of many younger Nigerians who’ve made it with out chopping corners, acknowledged that these web fraudsters will go to jail.

The Vice President urged youths to entry numerous programmes arrange by the Federal Authorities and the Central Bank of Nigeria to assist younger entrepreneurs and different Nigerians, including that there’s want for them to additionally embrace integrity and character to be able to excel in life.

Osinbajo mentioned;

”Don’t be distracted by the yahoo yahoo boys which can be arising sooner or later with fancy vehicles. Their days are at all times numbered. They’ll go to jail sooner or later. The purpose, after all, is that what’s the level of earning money when you possibly can’t sleep nicely at evening. The purpose is that the entire examples I’ve given, not one in every of them has rich dad and mom. All of them did most, if not all, their schooling right here in Nigeria.

“So, it is vital for us to keep in mind {that a} Nigerian schooling is a vital credential since you perceive the terrain and also you perceive the regulation of the land. However you need to discover out in regards to the assist that’s obtainable both from the personal sector or public sector. For instance, the Federal Authorities has established a N75 billion Nationwide Youth Funding Fund. This gives monetary assist for small companies in any area.

”The Central Financial institution of Nigeria has additionally established the artistic sector funds, primarily for youth folks in know-how and leisure. There’s additionally the brand new programme referred to as Investing in Digital and Inventive Enterprises with over $600 million to assist younger know-how and inventive entrepreneurs and different entrepreneurs by the supply of finance, ability growth and infrastructure.

“Earlier this yr, the Federal Authorities partnered with UNDP and the personal sector to start out a programme referred to as the Jubilee Fellow Internship Programme, for the following 5 years, yearly, 20,000 college students after youth service, will likely be given internship alternative in personal sector firms and public companies. The concept could be for the members to realize related concepts and life abilities that may allow them transition seamlessly into an expert enterprise or public sector profession whereas additionally incomes an excellent pay throughout the internship. These alternatives exist, take the time to entry them”.

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