Banky W has responded to the comments made by President Muhammadu Buhari on the attitude of the Nigerian youth.
Buhari, while speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum, had said many youths in Nigeria want to sit around and do nothing.
Banky W posted a short clip of the president speaking on his Instagram, and said that whatever Nigerians think about what the president said, the main thing is to go out and vote during the forthcoming elections.
He asked that individuals go and register to get their permanent voters card (PVC). He wrote:
“So apparently, this is what our President thinks about the Nigerian youth.
What do you guys think?
I have a suggestion. Whether you agree, or disagree with the President’s comments, this time, do a little bit more than posting, commenting, retweeting, and complaining. Go and register to vote.
I’ve sat in countless meetings, seminars, conferences and hangouts with young people. We are always great at pointing out our issues.. but the truth is that we can sit around and complain from now until Kingdom come. IT WILL NOT MATTER. INEC will not count your tweets. Let’s turn the month of May into #PVCMay.
Even if you don’t know who you’re voting for.. even if you hate every single candidate. At least register.. so that if someone comes along who you feel compelled to support, you can.
If you’re really serious about wanting Nigeria to be a better place, go and register to vote. Get your PVC asap. The registration period will end LONG before the elections come, so if you think you can wait until next year, you are wrong.
Get your PVC today. Or don’t bother complaining about anything, because it won’t matter. Your tweets will not count. Your vote will.”