Nigerian youths may show resistance if they were pushed to the wall says Obasanjo
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed optimism that Nigeria would surmount it challenges and become a better place. The ex-president said his faith in the country remains unshakable.
He said Nigeria would not be destroyed despite the myriads of challenges confronting the country. Obasanjo said this during the opening of Abeokuta Window on America held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Abeokuta on Thursday, October 8, 2021.
Abeokuta Window on America is a type of American Space located in over 150 countries worldwide, set up to engage Nigerian youths in learning about American culture, history and politics.
Obasanjo, who expressed fear that Nigerian youths may show resistance if they were pushed to the wall, declared that his faith in a better Nigeria remains unshakable.
Delivering his keynote address at the event, Obasanjo expressed optimism that no matter what the country is currently going through, evil would not triumph over good. “My faith in Nigeria remains unshakable. My optimism about the future is resounding. Some may wonder how is the future to be rescued?
“I see hope in the determination, resilience and the indomitable spirit of Nigerians. I see hope, in their resistance when they are pushed to the wall. “I see hope, in the zeal, commitment and courage in the face of adversity. I see hope, in the boundless and incurable optimism of young Nigerians.
“I see hope, in the willingness of Nigerians, young and old, who are resistance with all their might to the evil that are being perpetrated.
“I see hope, in the unwavering conduct and uncompromising drive of Nigerians in demanding a democratic process. I see hope, in the ingenuity and infinite creativity of Nigerians. I see hope, in the youth and young for our tomorrow lies in them.
“I see hope, in the great potentials of the Nigerian, empowered, motivated and well led. I see hope, in the blending of experience, energy and dynamism of the old and the new. “I see hope, in the dynamism, vibrancy and richness of our culture. And I see hope, in the commonality of humanity.”