YOUNGSTARS FOUNDATION LAUNCHES 2019 WEEKLY TV SHOW ON YOUTHTV AFRICA
Youngstars Foundation on Monday, 28th May, 2018 unveiled “2019 WEEKLY” TV show on its YouTube channel, YouthTV Africa. According to the Executive Director of Youngstars Foundation, Mr. Kingsley Bangwell, the 2019 WEEKLY is a 10 minute weekly talk show where current issues on electioneering in Nigeria will be discussed from a youth perspective, with focus on youth candidates and aspirants, contesting for elective positions in the 2019 general elections in Nigeria.
The 2019 WEEKLY will explore diverse topics ranging from why youth are running for elective positions, what offices they are running for and their experiences in setting up their campaigns office/team, raising funds, including, how the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is preparing for a free, credible and inclusive election as well as the preparedness of political parties towards youth inclusion in Nigerian political space amongst others.
2019 WEEKLY is a component of the Young Aspirants Leadership Fellowship (YALF), a program that is designed to increase capacity, participation and space for youth emergence in elective positions, by providing three (3) tailored capacity building trainings and support system for young aspirants and candidates on how to run for elective offices in the 2019 Nigeria general elections. The program is an initiative of Youngstars Foundation with support from FORD Foundation, West Africa.