The Peoples Democratic Party National Youth Movement has called on the national leadership of the party to further prevail on critical stakeholders at various state levels to give special consideration to youth who are jostling for party tickets ahead of its primaries.
The group hailed the party leadership, stakeholders and membership of the party across the country, saying that it was not enough for youths to have an affordable party nomination and expression of interest forms but critical for them to secure tickets during the party’s primaries.
In a statement jointly signed by National President of the group, Engr Salahudeen Lukman; National Secretary-General, Engr Chinedu Joshua; Zonal Vice President South-West, Pelebe Nelson; Zonal Vice President, South-East, Rev Chris Chukwuemeka and Zonal Vice President South-South, Comr Sheriff Ekwo.
Others who signed the joint statement are Zonal Vice President, North-West, Yusuf Musa; Zonal Vice President, North-East, Comr Jona Danladi; Zonal Vice President, North-Central, Engr Yakubu Yahaya and Chairman of Chairmen, Comr. Akanimo Ifiokobong.
According to the statement, “While commending the party leadership, stakeholders and faithful members across all levels, we humbly wish to push forward, that it is not enough for our generation as youth to have an affordable party nomination and expression of interest forms, it’s critical and essential young people secure Party tickets at the primaries.”
The group added, “Hence, our call on national leadership to further prevail on critical stakeholders at various state levels to give special consideration for youth who are jostling for party ticket as we commence primaries.”