The Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has rolled out the list of all National Youth Lobby Committee from the six geo-political zones in the country.
Kwara State former Commissioner for Finance, Mrs Oyeyemi Olasumbo Florence and Mohammed Braimah made the cut alongside eight other members selected in North Central.
The committees, according to a statement by the CECPC, are to engage with APC stalwarts and other party stakeholders within their zones in ensuring that youths holds significant positions within the party.
“The Chairman of the CECPC has approved for the Youth Wing of the APC to set up zonal strategic lobby committees that will engage party leaders at state and local levels to lobby the full inclusion and participation of young people in the forthcoming Congresses,” the statement read.
“The committees are to engage with Party Leaders, Governors, Legislators, Ministers, Elders and other critical stakeholders within their zones in ensuring that at least many party positions are manned by youths at the lower levels so as to attract the energy, commitment and brains of young people in running the affairs of the party and giving them a sense of ownership and therefore commitment.
“They are to work in conjunction and consultation with the interim youth leaders in their respective domains for maximum impact.
“There is also a National Youth Lobby Group set up to meet with Leaders at National for effective delivery of the Youth Mandate Our expectation is that the congresses whether by consensus or contests will throw up many young and committed members of the party at the ward level as leaders that would invigorate the party.”60