The Youth Party has inaugurated four (4) committees to oversee relevant structures for its primary elections in preparation for the forthcoming 2023 elections. The four (4) Committees include Screening Committee, Screening Appeal Committee, Primary Election Committee and Primary Election Appeal Committee.
The inauguration of the Screening Committee and Primary Election Committee was held on Monday 16th May 2022 while the National Screening Appeal Committee and National Primary Election Committee inauguration took place on Tuesday 17th May 2022. A total of 30 persons have been inaugurated to serve in various capacities.
Mr Tomiwa Aladekomo, the National Chair, charged the committee members to discharge their duties diligently and patriotically. He added that they should always refer to the Youth Party Primary Elections Guidelines and Terms of Reference for each committee in the discharge of their duties.
Mr Wale Irokosu, a member of the Board of Trustees admonished the committee members to discharge their duties without fear or favour while The National Organising Secretary, Mr Segun Adeniyi thanked them for taking out time for this continued dedicated service to our country Nigeria.
The National Screening Committee Chair, Mr Sope Durodola expressed his gratitude to members of the committee for accepting to serve and also appreciated the Party for the opportunity to serve. In his acceptance remarks, he specified that they would start work in earnest and promised not to take the task ahead with levity. The other members include Mr Mujaheed Ahmad, Mr Obinna Onunkwo, Mr Bolaji Ogalu, Mrs Iyadunni Gbadebo, Mr Jameel Disu, Mrs Dayo Ademola and Mr Tamunosa Jumbo.
Ms Aisha Modibo, Chair of the Screening Appeal Committee expressed her commitment on behalf of her committee to uphold democratic values and the democratic process in the discharge of their assignment. She will be working with Mr Lanre Sorinola, Mr Deolu Dara, Mr Obinna Ogah, Mr Seyi Oluwamayokun, Mr Justice Ekom, Ms Feso Adeniji and Mr Abiodun Olaore as members of the committee.
Mrs Anna Ekeledo, the Chair of the Primary Election Committee in her comments stated that she is fully committed to serving with other members which include: Mr Kevwe Okpobia, Mr Shina Dada, Alh Abba Najib Iliyas, Mr Kunle Arole, Mr Iwalewa Jacobs, Mr Fred Oyetayo and Mr Aliyu Adamu. She also declared that the Primary Election will not be run as usual but they would work as a team so as to set standards for other political parties. In her statement, the Youth Party will be making use of electronic voting for this process and would also ensure that the election is free and fair which will continue to build the confidence of our Party members.
Dr Umar Muhammad, the Chair of the Election Appeal Committee mentioned that this is a national call and he is ready and willing to serve the Party to the best of his ability. Committee members are Mr Sadiq Abu, Mr Olaide Agboola, Mr Onyekachi Okorie, Ms Helen Attah and Ms Damilola Ogunsanya.
Mr Seun Sule, Chair, Board of Trustees congratulated the newly inaugurated members and encourage them to meet all our expectations as a Party and wished them all the best.
The Youth Party Primary Elections for Presidential, Governorship, Senate, House of Representatives and State Houses of Assembly have been slated for 30th and 31st May 2022. The National Working Committee approved this in its meeting on Sunday 1st May 2022.
National Publicity Secretary, Youth Party