Youth urged to use numerical advantage to create change

Written By: Edward Kabasa
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The youth have been challenged to use their numerical advantage to speak in one voice and create meaningful change in the country.

Young Parliamentarians led by Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja on Friday urged the youth to demand their inclusion in Kenya’s development agenda, even as they warned them against succumbing to machinations by corrupt politicians who want to use them for their selfish gains.

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Seated amongst them were a host of young members of Parliament led by Nominated MP Gideon Keter, Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja, Kuria Kimani of Molo and Runjenjes legislator Eric Muchangi.

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The youth moved, debate and adopted five motions seeking for the inclusion of the youth in the building bridges initiative as well as the big four agenda.

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The group also got a feel of the seats of the legislative power the centre of the country’s law making body.

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On Sunday President Uhuru Kenyatta will host 5000 youth in Kisii County to mark the 2018 International Youth Day to be marked under the theme Safe Spaces for the youth.

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