Former Kiambu governor William Kabogo has called on the leaders to shun tribal politics and empower youths to the realization of their dream.
Kabogo who has been on the first lane on the fight against corruption vices states that youths have been left on their own by the government.
In an interview, Kabogo states that the government should ensure that youths are well empowered with essential skills required in the job market.
He states that they have not been given adequate attention because there is a mismatch between the aspirations of young people and the opportunities available to them for the realization of their potential.
“What I would like to state is this, youths have been forgotten as no one thinks about them even during appointments, the frustrations they go through forces them to engage into funny characters like crime and terrorism,” he said.
He adds,”I will be their ambassador and I will lead them on the fight against corruption across the Country, the era of deceiving them that they are tomorrow leaders yet we don’t empower them is gone, it’s their time to shine through empowerment,”
Youth Empowerment is progressively perceived as the best specialists for change since they put a more prominent expectation in their capacity to shape the future.
In Kenya 65% of the aggregate Youth underneath the age of 30 years making them the dominant part in this nation.
Kabogo further states that in the event that all Youth are permitted to understand their maximum capacity, Kenya could see enormous monetary increases.
“As per the service of Kenya youth, 85% of youngsters underneath the age of 30 years are jobless. Besides all things considered 38.5% of the Kenyan grown-up populace is unskilled. The financial development in Kenya remains at 5.9% and is developing at a slower rate vs Youth Empowerment in Kenya,” he states.
Due to poverty, the youth in Kenya have fallen prey to political manipulation by moneyed politicians who use them to win elections, then dump them.