Get Involved In Politics, Macron Tells Nigerian Youths

French President, Emmanuel Macron has advised Nigerian youths to get involved in politics and add their talents to the growth and development of the country.

He made this call when he visited the African Shrine, Agidimgbi, Ikeja on Tuesday night, saying that the youths have great roles to play if Nigeria must succeed.

Macron who was accompanied to the shrine by the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode said that only Africans could make Africa great and the youths would have to play a critical role.

The president had a six-month-stay in Nigeria in 2004 and visited the shrine on some occasions. He described the shrine as a house of music and politics.

“I’m very happy to be here. The African Shrine is a place of good music and politics.”

When asked to recall his experience during his visits then, Macron said, “What happens in the shrine remains in the shrine.”

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