Youth Candidature APC, PDP Pledge Support


Ahead of the forthcoming local government polls in plateau state, the All Progressives Congress ,APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday promised to support youths running elective positions in the state. Chairman of the party,Latep Dabang, stated at a three-day town hall meeting with political parties in Jos. The forum is organised by the Plateau State Coalition on Electoral Reform and Good Governance, PLASCER. Yeezy Boost 350 Donna The meeting was supported by the Community Action for Popular Participation, CAPP, Actionaid Nigeria, UKaid and BBC Media Action. Marcus Cannon PLASCER is a coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations, NGOs, and Community Based Organisations, CBOs, among others. The meeting had representatives from the PDP, APC, ADP, INEC, CBOs, NOA, among others PLASCER had on Monday and Tuesday engaged the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission, PLASIEC, and security agencies in a similar meeting. According to Dabang, APC believes in the abilities of youths and will not relent in supporting them to assume leadership positions. He said “for us in APC, the issue of Not Too Young To run is nothing to worry about because when leadership is pegged to age, then we won’t get it right. Nick Chubb Georgia Football Jerseys “Once you have attained voting age, the Constitution says you can equally be voted for, so as party, we will go by that. Baylor Bears “There are situations that elders in leadership positions don’t have much to offer; some of them are worst when it comes to leadership. Iowa State Cyclones “But we have a lot of youths who are well organised, well positioned and prepared to lead; they need to be given a chance.” Similarly, Mr Amos Gombin, the Deputy Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, said the party had since it’s inception been a youth-friendly one. Air Jordan 5 (V) “We strongly believe in mentorship; we believe in nurturing those that would take after us, and this exemplified in our regime in this state. nike air max 2016 dames “So, the forthcoming local government polls would not be different. Brandon Crawford Jersey “We shall support young poeople who have the zeal and abilities to lead, ” he pledged.