The Youth Wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the government to guarantee 40% of the representation of young people in the government.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that APC’s national youth leader, Sadiq Abubakar, made the call on Wednesday after meeting with the APC youth support group in Abuja.
“We expect 40% of young people to be represented in the government, and we hope appointments for parastatal chiefs and agencies. We have not found much of our representation in the newly formed Federal Executive Council,” said Abubakar.
He also said the meeting was to share ideas on how they could develop economic policies to improve the lives of Nigerian youth. According to him, an economic plan that discouraged young people from working abroad was necessary.
Latest Nigeria newspaper also report that What was discussed was to show gratitude to our youth support group for the victory of the party in the last general elections. To see how young people can lead the country’s affairs and how policies are being made to protect the interest of Nigerian youth,” said the youth leader.