NANC Inaugurates South West Executive Committee

By John Kayode

The National Association of Nigeria Comrades (NANC) has Inaugurated its executive committee for South West Chapter.

The Inauguration of Comrade Adedoyin Olakunle Stephen-led executive committee held at the Ondo State Secretariat Annex, Ilesha express way, Akure, with the theme:Youth Advocacy and Inclusion in Governance : A tool for capacity building and Sustainable nation/future.

The Speaker of Ondo State Youth Parliament, RT Hon. Smith Ikumapayi while doing justice to the topic ,charged youths to raise their advocacy beyond protest on the street which he said led to destroying of lives and property in most cases, saying they should make it scientific by making use of available social media .

He said: “nobody can rule through protest, protest is good but it has its limitation; it can be hijacked by hooligans pretending to be part of the protest. “Ondo State is peaceful, so I will advice our youths to sustain the current peace in the state. We can make our agitation known through town hall meetings, where we will have a resolution in black and white and present to the appropriate quarter,”he said.

Other executive committee inaugurated include; Comrade Akinyoade Olaoluwa Michael, deputy Coordinator, Comrade Olajide Oluwanifemi Christianah ,Director of Youth and students, Comrade Ogundare Motunrayo, financial secretary.

While speaking, the founder and pioneer President of the association, Comrade Samsudeen Ogunolu commended the organizers of the event and congratulated the newly Inaugurated executives, adding that they should know that there are big task ahead of them.

He charged them to always remain as fighters and defenders of the oppressed, they should stand for justice and speak when it’s necessary .

According to him, “our generation can not be left behind in the scheme of things , we have to take the mantle now, because youth inclusion in politics needed, we can’t take power unless we are involved.”

“I thank the state government for the opportunity giving to us to hold this event and with their full support”.

The national president of the association ,Comrade Ogbonaya Emmanuel charged the executives to roll onup their sleeves and start working by embarking on sensitisation as 2023 election is fast approaching.

He commended president Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law the electoral law, saying the law will address a lot of political excesses and give Nigerians a leader that would be held responsible.

They should ensure that non of our youth are used as political thugs, we are going to be involved but positively this time around.

The newly Inaugurated South West coordinator, Comrade Adedoyin Olakunle Stephen promised to embark on aggressive sensitisation, adding that the body will continue to promote activism,proffer solution to issues.

“We will ensure that we hold our leaders accountable and continue our advocacy for youth inclusiveness in governance”

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