The General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi has called on the Youths to be hopeful for a better Nigeria.

He made the call at this year’s National Youth Convention organized by Youth Wing, Christian Association of Nigeria.

The event with theme; *the roles of Christian Youths in actualizing God’s Kingdom* which was held at National Christian Center Abuja had Youths from 5 Block of CAN, with First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu in attendance.

Pastor Williams Kumuyi who compared the challenges facing the Nation to that of Goliath the Philistines in which young and courageous David confronted and defeated Goliath, urged Youths to get ready for lasting Solutions to problems facing the nation.
According to Pastor Kumuyi, there must be an attitudinal change right from within individual, family and to larger society for Nigerians to conquer the Battle together facing them.

*What you( Youths) needed right now is to summon courage, Confidence and face the Goliath, that numerous challenges threatening the unity, Peace and progress of our Dear Nation* Pastor Kumuyi explained.

The Clergyman prayed God to grant Leaders at levels divine wisdom to paddle the affairs of the nation.

Also, The President of Christian Association of Nigeria , Archbishop Daniel Okoh, represented by the CAN National Director, Education and Youth Development, Reverend Emmanuel Ozumba said the role of Christian Youths in nation building could not be over emphasized and urged the political office holders to appoint Young people into their cabinet as the future of the nation belong to the Youths.

The first Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, who was decorated as Grand Patroness, Christian Youth in Nigeria advised youths to contribute their quota to nation building.

She was Represented by the Wife of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mrs Salamatu Gbajabiamila at the event.

The Wife of the President who lauded the contributions of Youths in all aspects of governance, urged them not relent by doing their best for the Unity, progress and development of the Country.

Pastor Esther Ajayi of Love of Christ Generation, Cherubim and Seraphim Church, advised Youth to shun restiveness and be creative for self employment.

She said though, no Government in this world can satisfy its citizens, so the way forward is for our Youths to be creative for self employment.

For the National Chairman, Youth Wing, Christian Association of Nigeria, Mr BELOSOCHUKWU ENWERE, Youth must exhibit Descipline, determination and be focused to overcome any future Challenge.

*”I call on you my dear Brothers and Sisters, you must be dedicated, disciplined and focused for to overcome any life Challenge and to become great in life”.* He said.

Highlight of the event were the unveiling of National Uniform of Youth Wing CAN and Award presentation to some Distinguished Nigerians for their selfless services to the nation.


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