In Buchanan, Grand Bassa County FLY Launches Youth Civic Engagement And Democratic Participation Project

In Buchanan, Grand Bassa County FLY Launches Youth Civic Engagement And Democratic Participation Project

GRAND BASSA COUNTY,LIBERIA -The Federation of Liberian Youth (FLY),the youth umbrella organization in Liberia, on Friday, September 11, 2020 officially launched its youth civil engagement and democratic participation project.

The ceremony, which took place in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, was held under the theme: “Elections Are Not War”. Speaking at the official launching program was FLY’s President, Mr. Amos Williams, who used the occasion to encourage the youth people of Liberia to desist from violence and focus on positive vises to help move Liberia forward.

Despite the political and diverse backgrounds, he said it is time that all young people say no to violence and engage into meaningful initiatives to help move the country forward as future leaders. A the same time, the chief launcher and commander of the Grand Bassa Police Detachment Col. Sackor pledged the police willingness and support to said peace driven initiative.

According to him, due to the crucial nature of the upcoming election and to help maintain the peace process, the police have embarked upon similar project across the country in a move to help further sustain the country’s uninterrupted peace.

Meanwhile, the program, which was held at the Bassa High in Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County, brought together scores of young people and students as well as local leaders who all pledged their unwavering commitment to promote peaceful initiatives and a non-violence election process ahead of the Special Senatorial Election slated for December 8, 2020.

 

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