Unveiling of 10percent4youths Petition

2016-01-05

YAF has officially launch the 10percent4youths petition statement online for signatures/support. The petition is addressed to The Executive Governor Akwa Ibom State, The speaker Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly and Members of the AKHA.

 

It is a call to these stakeholders to enact a law that allocates 10% of the oil derivation fund to set up a Youth Empowerment Fund that will fund youth empowerment initiatives in a holistic framework to address unemployment in a strategic and sustainable manner. It also states that enacting policy and institutionalizing the 10percent4youths fund will ensure sustainability so that subsequent governments can build on the efforts of this administration and ensure a sustainable future for the Akwa Ibom Youth.

The petition calls on everyone to join the movement standing up for #10percent4youths and the right of every youth in Akwa Ibom state to find and maintain gainful employment and sustainable livelihood without any form of discrimination.


It was officially launch 14th December 2015 on www.yafnet.org/public/advocacy. There are plans to drive public awareness to the petition as the New Year begins.

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