Address barriers to youth inclusion in governance, Activists tell FG

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Our land soaked in blood, gloom, South-East Bishops wail
Our land soaked in blood, gloom, South-East Bishops wail

By Luminous Jannamike, Abuja

To commemorate the 2022 World Peace Day, some activists under the banner of Speak Up Speak Out (SUSO) Nigeria, have called for reflection and appropriate action to be taken in addressing the barriers to youth inclusion in governance across the country.

They made the call during a press conference in Abuja on Friday, where the theme of this year’s World Peace Day ‘End Racism, Build Peace’ was also discussed.

Speaking on behalf of the group, Rafiu Lawal, highlighted the issue of ignorance, poverty, and lack of decent employment as some of the challenges hindering youth inclusion in the decision-making process.

He also explained that they are the root causes of the many violent conflict ravaging parts of the country.

Consequently, he called for drastic action on the part of the Federal Government to address them.

He said, “For many young people, this is their bane: that they continue to be caught in the crossfire of violent…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper