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Bayelsa Guber: We Need Youth Development Advocate To Be Our Next Governor, Says Bayelsa Youth Leader

Hon. Atti Moses

Hon. Atti Moses

 

Bayelsa: A youth leader in Bayelsa State, and member of the Nigerian youth parliament, Hon Atti Moses has said that Bayelsa State needs a youth development advocate as it’s next Governor.

Atti, through a publication signed by his special assistant on media, Reginald Tobin, on Monday, stated that the youths are the engine room of development and critical stakeholders of governance in any state or nation, but have been relegated to the background without any form of recognition or empowerment.

He said“ The youths of any given Nation or State is the engine room of development and critical stakeholders in governance. But on many occasions, they have been relegated to the background without any form of recognition or empowerment, and this has led to several uprising in many states and Bayelsa State is not an exception”

“We need a youth development advocate to be our next governor, and his blue print should be made public to attract critical analysis to test the pragmatic nature of his blue print that will go beyond utopian concept or a mere manifesto”

Atti also stated that the Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson has been an hardened agent of youth development in politics and education, and that it’s pertinent for his successor to raise the bar.

“Bayelsa State will soon usher in her fifth Governor that will succeed His Excellency, Hon Henry Seriake Dickson who has been an hardened agent of youth development especially in the area of politics and education, and it’s pertinent that his successor should raise the bar” Atti said.

He also stated that youth leaders in the state should also be involved in other means of endeavor, such as entrepreneurship, communication technology, sports, entertainment, science and technology, agriculture and education. stating that politics alone cannot attract development to the state, “he said.

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Comrade Kelly Gilor is a graduate of Communication Management from Delta State university (Delsu), Abraka. He believes in Justice and Equity with Good Governance. He is an activist of the Niger Delta.

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