Barr.K.C. Umeh – Senior State Counsel, Federal Ministry of Justice, Abuja Youth means anyone between the ages of 18-35 years NYSC defines youth as one between the ages of 18-30 years National Youth Policy defines a youth as one between 18-35 years Youth and women rights are human rights Certain human rights are fundamental, that is, can be enforced when they are breached These are contained in Chapter 4 of the 1999 constitution e.g; Right to life and Right to the dignity of human person
Ezenwa Nwagwu E.D, Partners for Electoral Reforms (PER) Women should strive to participate and engage and reverse the trend of second-class/assistant positions that have been relegated to their folk. The youth stereotype has to be challenged. If an 18 year old can vote, why should his right to be voted for be precluded in the same breath? Support the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill. Citizens must collectively understand the powers they have, as citizens. No organisation dependent on its oppressors can effectively achieve its goal.
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“The dates for the National Assembly and Presidential elections remain February. 16, 2019; while the governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections will hold on March 2, 2019”.
(Independent National Electoral Commission – INEC)