The member representing Kaura Mamoda/Birninin Magaji federal constituency in Zamfara State, Hon.Aminu Sani Jaji has kicked against Youths involvement in creating tension and destabilizing the country.
He also spoke on the security challenges facing the nation.
Jaji who is of the All Progressive Congress (APC) spoke when members of the Directorate of Security, Safety and Intelligence of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN led by its Director, Comrade Saleh Sufyan, Secretary, Comrade Bruno Ogumerem visited him on a courtesy call at his office at the National Assembly in Abuja.
He expressed delight for the visit, stating that he is impressed with the Directorate outline of activities, concept, wisdom and articulation towards the visit.
He said “The youths should concentrate on what they can offer to the nation, not based on mere participation but in active participation.
“Youths should believe in one spirit, one goal and one national ideology.”
The lawmaker identified the porous condition of Nigerian borders, stating that “this stands to be the major challenge facing the nation.”
He said “People are taking advantage of our porous borders to smuggle in people, fire arms and Drugs.
“If the borders are well secured, the security challenges will be limited.”
Jaji assured the Directorate for their support from his office to excel in their daily youth activism, urging them to stay focused.
He added that his office is trying to make sure that crimes were been curtailed especially through the proposed Bill on fire Arms.
He also advised youths to “desist from religious fanaticism, human trafficking, drug abuse, assassination, armed robbery, cult activities, farmers and herdsmen clashes, drug trafficking and other corrupt and violent practices.