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Nans Pushes For Youth In Politics Policy

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called all Participating political parties in the forth coming February 2015 general election and gubernatorial elections in Ekiti and Osun State as released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to consider and adopt youths into various political positions.

In a statement signed by its National Financial Secretary, Comrade Timileyin Ayenuro sent Correspondents, the Student’s body said the long ruled of ‘Old aged-leaders’ of the country has not yielded any positive results but instead taking Nigerians aback.

The Statement read that the Nigerian youth are tired of misrule by the Old aged and can no longer continue with old system of addressing front issues confronting the nation.

It also decried situation of things in the country stating that Nigeria is facing a lot of challenges ranging from insecurity, lack of electricity, money laundering, political crisis, corruption, in proper funding of education, bad roads while the youth were also locked out and not being carried along in decisions.

While emphasising that all political parties should ensure they have age range of youths between 18-45 in their forthcoming primary election to hold various political offices in the country, the students said its high time the youth stand up for their right to rule the country.

“The Fact that this country needs youth leaders can not be over emphasised”.

It also warned Nigerian youth to compose themselves orderly and respectful while trying to join any political party of their choice with a charge to shun any form of anti-social activities capable of damaging their reputation.

On the Ekiti and Osun State Election billed to hold by June and August respectively, the Students body promised to campaign against violence and all forms electoral malpractices that might disrupt free and fair elections in the two state.

“It is imperative that youths and Students must abstain from any form of electoral violence and mis-conduct.

“Nigerian Students are advised to be good ambassadors for a free and fair election in their respective states and locality.

The body also encourage all political leaders and parties to promote peace ahead of the 2015 general election and also supplementary election in Ekiti and Osun State.

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