Onu gave the assurance in Abakaliki on Sunday during a sympathy visit to Miss Favour Imoha, a 300-level medical student of the Ebonyi State University, who was hit on the head by a stray bullet during the protest in Abakaliki.
The minister said that the ‘Executive Order Five’ was aimed at industrialising the nation and appealed to the youths to cooperate with the administration to succeed in its strive to create more jobs for the citizenry.
He said that Buhari was working hard to bequeath a new Nigeria that the younger generation would be proud of.
The former governor of old Abia State urged the youths to take advantage of the N75 billion victims survival fund and other federal government’s economic intervention programmes to empower themselves.
“The future is for our young people and if we don’t give them the best, what will happen in the future when they govern the country?
“The message to our youths is that your voice has been heard at the highest level and that all your demands as contained in the 5-point demands have been accepted and are being implemented,” Onu said.
The minister, who regretted the magnitude of destruction of critical assets and property of private citizens by angry youths in the wake of the #EndSARS protests, advised youths to adopt dialogue in resolving grievances.
The minister prayed for a speedy recovery of the victim and others who sustained different degrees of injuries during the violent protests in the state and for the peaceful repose of those who lost their lives.
He said, “We will like to use this opportunity to say to those who carried out the Endsars protest in a violent manner that, that is not a proper way to go.