September 29, 2022

Youth groups usher in a new political movement

Some youth groups from the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria have ushered in a new political movement called We2GedaNG. The group said it was using the platform to fix the country’s failing system.

Speaking to reporters in Awka on Saturday, an Oyo State legislator, representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/IWajowa Federal Constituency, Mr. Shina Abiola Peller revealed that more than 2.3 million young people in the six geopolitical zones registered.

Peller explained that the movement was formed to achieve a new and unified Nigeria, with young people as the driving force.

He added that the initiative was in partnership with the Reality Family Organization and facilitated by the National Association of Nigerian Students and civil society organizations with a view to achieving a more united Nigeria regardless of tribal, ethnic sentiments. and religious.

According to him, Nigeria suffers from a failing economic and socio-political system.

He said: “Whether we like it or not, the country is suffering from a system failure, like; bad roads, poor education system and insecurity. One person cannot solve the problem alone and that is why the We2GedeNG came to help by tackling the problems collectively.

“This is the time when we must develop a system that will strengthen the unity and progress of our country. We have members of APC, PDP, YPP and others in all areas.

Chairman of the board, Ibrahim Hussein Abdulkarim, said the movement was not just about them, but about future generations.

He revealed that the move has also been unveiled in Kano State for North West, Adamawa for North East, Plateau State for North Central, Akwa Ibom State for South -South, Lagos State for South West and now in Anambra State, South East.

In their separate speeches, the Legislator representing Njikoka I State Constituency in the Anambra House of Assembly, Timothy Ifediorama, and the National Chairman of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Comrade Sunday Ashafa, urged young Nigerians to avoid thugs and violence by 2023, adding that voters should be reoriented positively before the next elections.

They said young people must come out of their shells and take charge of the country before it is too late.