The All Progressives Congress (APC) youths have asked the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu to fulfil his campaign promise of youths inclusion in his cabinet, to engender good governance when he finally takes over power on May 29.
Convemer of the youths under the aegis of Coalition of Nigerian Youths, Umar Gazali, made the appeal in a statement yesterday in Abuja.
The youths particarly appealed to Tinubu to consider appointing the Deputy National Youth Coordinator of the APC Presidential Campaign Council and the youngest presidential aspirant on the APC’s platform in last year’s primaries, Dr Nicolas Felix, as one of his ministers.
Part of the statement reads, “As Tinubu promised during his campaign and well written in his manifesto that he will appoint youths in his cabinet, the Coalition of Nigerian Youth Groups which is a conglomerate of over 50 youth organisations wish to recommend the nomination of Dr Nicolas Felix as designate minister in lieu of his vast knowledge and experience in International relations and ability to mobilize and engage the Nigeria youth.
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“The need to make the right choice by appointing a competent personality that would manned the ministry for effective service delivery can never be over-emphasised in this critical moment of our nation.”