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Youth Commission To Be Established Soon For Equal Representation - Plateau Speaker..

 Youth commission to  be established soon  for equal representation - Plateau Speaker

Febuary 17,2021

Plateau Speaker  Hon Abok Ayuba in parley with the youths across the state on Wednesday discussed relevant issues bothering the state such as their challenges and achievements recorded so far at the legislative to the executive arm of the administration.

He sincerely cleared issues relating to some of the lapses of the government in the areas of governance noted by some youths. 

He  was able to clear some grey areas as to how the government came and met a debt profile of over N119 bn though as at now the government was able reduced it to N108 bn .

And explained the issues government encountered with some of the contractors handling the projects across the state especially with in Jos - Bukuru Metropolis and the reason for such delayance as there were bridge in agreement with some of the Contractors ..

Hon Abok Ayuba assured  the youths that the 9th Assembly is currently working on laws on youth commission,which is going to serve as an umbrella body of the youths in the state to make them more organized and for them to be duly represented. The commission comprises of ;

i. A representative from the ethnic nationalities

ii Plateau youth council whom shall be the chairman

iii Religious bodies both the Muslims & Christians. It was a cheering news to the youths at the parley as he has assured them of been duly represented.

There were so many issues raised by the youths during the parley where issues of insecurity been heavily lamented and the speaker assured them that they legislators are advocating for the state policing across the north Central states to curtail the issue of insecurity and that they are currently working with all the chairmen of the local government areas and the various security operatives on how best to tackle this issue where he promised that the the government will soon start the prosecution of armrobbers and kidnappers since the law has been passed by the house and the governor would be compelled to sign it in the midst of the youths to show how sincere and serious the government is on the issue of tackling such menace.

The speaker announced  of him being in consultation with the governor in securing employment for the youths .

Abok also assures the youth especially from the 4 LGA in  Plateau North on the Local government elections soon  to be conducted.

Rt Hon Ayuba Abok assured the youths of them having good intentions in moving the state forward after discussing extensively on the achievements and challenges the government are facing and where he assured the youth on how the governor really has concern over them and challenged the youths to be United and focus for the future is now and with them.

Hon Naanlong Majority leader was in the parley where he also made valid contributions where he advocated for the Independence of the legislative arm as a panacea to true representation.

Some of the issues raised by the youths were basically issue of employment, insecurity,and how to improve on the state IGR..

The youths were highly excited with the humility and uprightness of the speaker and they thanked him for listening to all their appeals and wished him well as they are satisfied with his contribution as a youth in the house.


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