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Ohanaeze, Ijaw, OPC, Arewa, Others reportedly Form New Youth Group over insecurity

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Over 60 associations in Nigeria have come collectively to form of a non-partisan, broad-based nationwide platform for all residents with the purpose to promote peace and national stability.

In a communique made available to SaharaReporters, the organisers stated that the new forum turned an essential following the rate of insecurity and relentless bloodbaths within the nation.

The mismanagement of the nationwide financial system and global corruption index, which places Nigeria in a ridiculous position, is amongst factors the group mentioned triggered the formation of the new platform.

The group, which contains Ohanaeze  Ndigbo Youth Council, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Journalists for Democratic Rights, Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide amongst others, welcomes socio-cultural, labour, trade, professionals,  businessmen, college students and women, the intelligentsia and civil society groups of the young generation of Nigeria.

The new coalition accepted to champion and request the strengthening of democratic institutions to protect democracy and assure human rights.

The group additionally advised younger Nigerians to insist on the emergence of a visionary and dynamic leadership within the nation made up of individuals not above age 70.

Other teams on the meeting are Patriotic Youth Organisation of Nigeria, Agbekoya, Piece, Oodua Peoples Congress, Oodua Liberation Movement, Nigerian Human Rights Community, and Development Project, Areas Citizens Action for Change, Northern Emancipation Network, labour movement, women groups, students and farmers associations throughout the nation.

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