2023: Not-Too-Young-To-Run group rolls out fresh plans

The Not Too Young To Run (NTYTR) has set agenda to expand the movement beyond Nigeria and build international solidarity on political inclusion and transformative leadership across 25 African countries by 2023.

The resolution was made at the just concluded leadership and strategy retreat on December 12 – 14, 2019. 

The retreat was designed to reflect on the Movement’s organizing model and to design scenarios for the 2023 Nigerian elections. 

In a press statement signed by the Executive Director of NTYTR, Samson Itodo, some of the resolutions from the retreat include but are not limited to the following was to maintain its identity as a social movement committed to political inclusion, transformative politics and leadership.

He said the movement will be defined by the following core values: S – Solidarity, P – Patriotism, I – Inclusion, R – Responsible leadership, I – Integrity and T – Trust (SPIRIT). 

“These core values are a reflection of who we are and what we stand for . The Movement has designed three strategic goals.

“Increase the number of young women, men and PLWDs with competence, character and capacity in elective office to at least 30% in 2023.

“Build a grassroots movement of 5 million young women, men and PLWDs committed to promoting political education, democratic rights and transformation.