2019: Not-Too-Young-To-Run to meet parties over youth candidacy

The Not-Too-Young-To-Run movement is set to meet political parties in Nigeria to fashion out the place of youth aspirants in 2019 election Not Too Young To Run .

Addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday August 29, one of the leaders of the movement and Co-Founder/Chief Executive of Connected Development [CODE], Hamzat Lawal, said the meeting would enable the parties “harvest the inputs of the youthas well as address some concerns relating to the candidate selection process in political parties.”

Lawal noted that the movement was strongly considering the aspirations of all aspirants registered on its platform. “The Not-Too-Young-To-Run movement will host a public dialogue series with political parties on youth candidacy and party primaries. The goal of this public engagement series is to provide the platform for young aspirants, registered under the Ready-To-Run platform to engage with party leaders on emerging threat to youth candidacy in the build-up to the commencement of party primaries.

“The dialogue is an opportunity for party leaders to harvest youth’s inputs, as well as address some concerns relating to the candidate selection process in political parties. Parties will utilize the platform to share policies, steps they are taking to ensure democratic primaries, as well as emergent young women, men, and people with disability to get party tickets.

“The public dialogue series will also provide an opportunity for the leadership of the party to engage with young aspirants on youth candidacy and democratic party primaries in the 2019 general election,” he said. The Not-Too-Young-To-Run movement is set to meet political parties in Nigeria to fashion out the place of youth aspirants in 2019 election. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday August 29, one of the leaders of the movement and Co-Founder/Chief Executive of Connected Development [CODE], Hamzat Lawal, said the meeting would enable the parties “harvest the inputs of the youthas well as address some concerns relating to the candidate selection process in political parties.” Lawal noted that the movement was strongly considering the aspirations of all aspirants registered on its platform. “The Not-Too-Young-To-Run movement will host a public dialogue series with political parties on youth candidacy and party primaries.

The goal of this public engagement series is to provide the platform for young aspirants, registered under the Ready-To-Run platform to engage with party leaders on emerging threat to youth candidacy in the build-up to the commencement of party primaries. “The dialogue is an opportunity for party leaders to harvest youth’s inputs, as well as address some concerns relating to the candidate selection process in political parties. Parties will utilize the platform to share policies, steps they are taking to ensure democratic primaries, as well as emergent young women, men, and people with disability to get party tickets.

“The public dialogue series will also provide an opportunity for the leadership of the party to engage with young aspirants on youth candidacy and democratic party primaries in the 2019 general election,” he said.

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