A group of youths yesterday ,under the platform of Plateau central concerned youths forum hosted the SDP senatorial flag bearer Dr. Chinan Dikwal at telaviv Pankshin LGA. The platform is constituted of youths leaders across the authotonous tribes in the central zone.
Speaking , the convener of the meeting Bizum yadok explains that the youths are never given a free space to participate politically without intimidation. Because often, people would seek to accuse and demoralize aspirant from youths extraction of lacking political structures or resources. Bizum yadok explains that the reason for the meeting is to challenge the notion that says “a youth has no political structure or resources “ because the challenge is thrown and the youths are ready to support their own notwithstanding the culture over the years…
While engaging the youths, Dr.Chinan Dikwal appreciates the sacrifice so far for taking … in the “alternative Leadership project”…. Dr.chinan in his words says “ I am putting myself up as a furuner of the youths despite the challenges faced , I urge you all to see that your future is negotiated with you on the table not as a spectator so think about that”
Furthermore , “we are not setting the youths against the old…no! but just a momentary reflection, since 1999 what can we hold on to” today he says “am offering myself, I have an understanding about youths and unemployment… I have an understanding about security and am ready to put it up to your service”
The chairperson of PYC Pankshin , Miss Chikas Kumle who is also the Flag bearer of SDP in the state assembly seat (Pankshin South ) call on the youths to see beyond our challenges and look at the bigger picture towards seeking our liberation from within. She says that “ one area we need to focus on, is our believe system… let’s us all challenge the system that says we cannot break those huddles”…
There were many solidarity comments from the youths who reassured the candidates of support in every way possible.
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