The People’s Democratic Party National Youth Movement has urged the leadership of the party to give consideration to youths who are jostling for party tickets ahead of the primaries.
While commending the party leadership, stakeholders and members across all levels, the group noted that it was not enough for youths to have an affordable party nomination and expression of interest forms, but critical and essential young people secured party tickets at the primaries.
The PDP support group stated this in a statement jointly signed by National President, PDP NYM, 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 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.
The statement reads: “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.
“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.”