Youth to host music, message concert in Lagos
An office of young people in Lagos State, Youth Organizing Office, in collaboration with Our Lagos Your Lagos initiative, has announced that it would be holding music concert this weekend, alongside sequence of events designed to encourage, mobilize active youth participation in the Nigerian politics.
The concert is part of efforts toward forging a safe environment and facilitating frameworks to shore up Nigerian democracy,
It said that there was need to create a conscious political alertness among the youths, foster peaceful relations and grow businesses through innovative ideas, since importance of youths in every society cannot be overstated.
The ingenious events, slated on 11th and 12th of August 2018, would commentate International Youth Day, with plans to thrill youths to a Music and Message Concert with the theme: “Safe ‘n’ Save Spaces For The Youths,” in Lagos.
According to the office, the theme of 2018 year’s event is an unfeigned strategy aimed at impelling the youths to participate in matters affecting the country’s political space and to also create a continuous platform to Engage, Redrive, and empower ourselves.
The Secretary, Lagos Youth Organizing, Idris Aregbe, said that International Youth Day was a day set aside by the United Nations to raise awareness and draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding the youths and that his office hope to raise the consciousness of the youths.