Expose Opponents Of Not Too Young To Run Bill -LEPAN

Civil rights group, League of Progressive Ambassadors of Nigeria, LEPAN while bill has called on the National Assembly to expose those that stood against the youths’ active participation in politics.

The bill sought to place the age for a candidate wishing to run for the office of the President at 35; governor at 30; House of Representatives and State Houses of Assembly at 25.

Speaking at a press briefing held yesterday at Four Points by Sheraton hotel to mobilise the youths on the importance of active participation in governance and to deliberate on key national issues such as restructuring, the imposition of political candidates and the review of the National Youth Service Corps Scheme, LEPAN president, Chukwudi Anyawuocha; said, “While we commend the Senate for the passage bill and well-meaning Nigerians like Mrs Oby Ekewesili and Mr Reuben Abati, including the youths for their resilience, and plead for the accent of the bill by the president, we demand that the identity of those that opposed the bill should be made public for all to see.


Expose Opponents Of Not Too Young To Run Bill


Expose Opponents Of Not Too Young To Run Bill


“We also appeal that the process to review key national issues should begin. Issues such as restructuring; empowerment of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to allow to ensure fair play and credibility in area of funding and accountability to be monitor through regulatory bodies like Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC).

“For instance, the amount charge for political aspirants should be reduce to afford people, especially those at the grass root levels the opportunity to be elected. And the imposition of candidates should be removed out of the picture.” added Ayanwuocha.


Expose Opponents Of Not Too Young To Run Bill


On the issue of reviewing the NYSC scheme, Okegbemiro said that, “We are not out rightly demanding for the scrap of the scheme. Rather we seek that it should be review to meet the reality and needs of today. “

The group also reflected on the current state of the nation, calling on the government to improve security, youth employment and unity through constructive engagement while demanding for essential reforms that will impact socio-political and economic development in the country.

Other members of the group present at the event were, Secretary Mr Ifeanyi Obikili, Legal Adviser, Miss Joke Akinola and Publicity Secretary Mr. Seun Okegbemiro.


SOURCE: www.barbaric.com.ng

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