The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has appealed to Gombe state government to support the state chapter in its efforts to tackle youth restiveness in the state.
National Vice President of AGN for North east, Marshal Johnson spoke during the first conference of the chapter held in Gombe yesterday.
“The Gombe state chapter now exists. It has leadership and a mandate. What will help now is for the state government to locate and encourage these ones because many youths who are idle are talented.
“There is no wasted human being, God did not create any wasted human being; AGN is ready to use the talents of those seen as wasted and make them responsible and respected members of the society,” he said.
Johnson however said government should not necessarily give the organisation money but invest for returns which would come naturally.
“If for instance the government puts a hundred million into AGN, I believe that in the next six months, it would recoup that money in three folds without going to sell outside the country,” he assured.
Chairman of Gombe state chapter of AGN, Mr. Habu Gimba, applauded the restoration of peace and unity at the national level of the body, saying the state chapter had been bedeviled by this problem and others since coming on board in 2005.