6th September, 2010
The youth wing of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Orile-Agege, Lagos has held its RamadanÂ lecture to sensitise the youths on the need to embrace peace and shun violence.
The lecture was held at the Government College Hall, Iyana Ipaja, Lagos State, Nigeria.
The guest speaker, Alhaji Isiaq Yusuff Aginifesin spoke on: â€œThe Role of Youths in Islam,â€Â while the second speaker, Ustaz Abdul-Rasak Zambo spoke on: â€œThe Role of Elected Officers inÂ the Development of Youths from the Islamic Perspective,” respectively.
Speaking with P.M.NEWS shortly after the lecture, the Coordinator and CAN youth leader inÂ Orile-Agege LCDA, Hon. S.O. Ashade said the purpose of the lecture was to inform theÂ leadership of the CAN that the youths in Orile-Agege are well composed and non violent.
â€œWe want the leadership of the CAN to know that we are leading by example for youths in theÂ other local government areas to emulate us. We equally want to know what our electedÂ representatives have in stock for us after we have voted them into power,â€ he said.
â€œThe youths in Orile-Agege LCDA are not into hard drugs and we will never collect money fromÂ any politician to fight or kill on their behalf. We are saying no to thuggery,” he added.