Governor Darius Ishaku has been commended for lifting the embargo on employment in the state.
The Representative of Youths of Central zone at the National Youth Parliament, Jinadu Garvey Yahweh, disclosed this to our correspondent in Jalingo.
He said the lifting of the embargo indicates that Governor Darius Ishaku has taken a genuinely needed analysis of the immediate problem bedevilling youths in the state.
Jinadu, who is a youth activist, opined that youths have suffered over the years owing to lack of full employment in what he described as unhealthy for manpower development.
Speaking on the imbroglio rocking youth leadership in the state, the activist said that elections into the National Youth Council have come and gone and see the need for all youths to sheath their sword and embrace peace for the sake of development of the state.
On the just concluded celebration of the national youth parliament day in the state, Jinadu said they were able to visit the prison to advise inmates and also assist them with detergent as a form of support, from their pocket, owing to lack of sponsorship.
He emphasised that lack of industries in the state have affected youth development, resulting in the dependence of civil servants on salaries and challenged the well to do in the state to establish industries in a bid to up youths activities.
He said the National Youth Parliament began during President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, and that has aggregated the interest of Youths in the country with Representatives from all Senatorial zones of Nigeria.