We’re tired of holding junior political offices — Nigerian youths


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By Luminous Jannamike and Fortune Eromosele, Abuja

YOUTHS across the country, on Friday, said they were tired of holding junior political positions in government.

So, they called on the Federal Government and the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) to make provision for them to have equal access to all levels of political leadership as a way of mainstreaming the youth in the nation’s governance.

The President of Nigerian Youth Congress, Blessing Akinlosotu, stated this while speaking at the 2021 national youth summit with the theme: Mainstreaming the Youth in the National Development Agenda as a Strategic Tool for Youth Empowerment” in Abuja.

He said that the summit would support any move to address the issue, adding that the youths were ready to join hands with government to move the nation forward by taking leadership responsibility even at the highest levels.

“It is important to state that a nation with a hardworking and creative youth…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper