The upscale black-tie event hosted political stakeholders including Oby Ezekwesili, Senior Economic Adviser – Open Security Foundations, who gave the keynote address titled Killing Apathy: The Office of the Citizen.
The DG – Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Frank Nweke Jr. was also in attendance and gave the second keynote speech on Why We Must Get Involved, addressing the youth and encouraging participation in matters of the nation.
The political parties in attendance were PDP with a team of 6 representatives led by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe, and APC also with a team of 6 representatives led by Boss Mustapha and Prof. Okey.
Following entertainment by classical guitarist, Jaiye and musical crooner Timi Dakolo, the event came alive as a Q&A session began. The session was moderated by Tolu Ogunlesi while the event was hosted by Chigul.
Attendees were guided to limit questions to three main sectors; politics and good governance, the economy and security instability. It was a heated discussion with vibrant audience participation and enthusiasm.
The P.L.A.Y Forum is a body set up to foster youth engagement in matters of the nation, specifically in regards to voting officials into political office.
BellaNaija was a media partner for The Political Leadership Among Youths Forum (P.L.A.Y)