…As another roots for youths
By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Monsuru Olowoopejo
lagos—A group under the aegis of Liberal Minds Grassroots Forum, LMGF, weekend urged all political parties in Lagos, including Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to endorse Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for second term.
This came as another group under the umbrella of Coalition of Progressive Youths, in Surulere Local Government Area, LGA, Lagos State, has stressed the need for political leaders to give the youths opportunity to serve in the next political dispensation from 2019.
LMGF, led by Mr. Leke Adekoya called for total support for the governor for in 2019, during its monthly meeting in Shomolu Local Government, describing the governor’s strides as unprecedented despite the economic challenges that confronted the nation.
The coordinator of the coalition, Ambali Abayomi, in his address at a forum, organised under the, “Not Too Young To Run,” initiative, said it became necessary to hold the sensitization in the area because of the usual tradition of recycling particular candidates for elective posts at the expense of the capable and experience youths.
Abayomi, who said that the role of youths in nation building cannot be over-emphasised, urged youths in the area, ahead of the 2019 general elections to register and collect their Permanent Voter’s Card.