Prof. Wole Soyinka has said that Nigerian youths are full of spunk abroad, but gas at home.
The Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, Mr. Ronald Kayanja, recounted his experience as a student in the UK saying, “When I was studying in the UK, many of my friends were Nigerians and whenever we were uncomfortable as African students, we asked the Nigerians to speak for us.
Kayanja stressed that the UN wanted to mobilize enough Nigerians to make changes using the template of the UN 2030 goals and SDGs adding that the focus should be on mobilizing Nigerians who cannot accept to live in pathetic conditions.
He said, “The Nigerian youth schooling outside the country reminded me of what it was like to be a student in racist England in the 50s.
Kayanja further disclosed that while Nigeria had yet to adopt the Solution 17 UN-endorsed Sustainable Development Goals proposed by the CEO and Project Director of Creative Youth Community Development Initiative, CYCDI, Mrs. Foluke Michael, it has been approved in India, Morocco, and Switzerland as a model to alleviate the major problems facing today’s society.