The Commonwealth Youth Council candidate, Christabel Queensley Derby, has met with Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia ahead of the Commonwealth Youth Council entries.

The meeting also had in attendance the management of the National Youth Authority (NYA) led by the Acting CEO Nelson Owusu Ansah and his Deputy, Akosua Menu, and the Sports Minister, Mustapha Ussif.

The gathering climaxed the country’s preparation for the Commonwealth Youth Council Election, scheduled for May this year. 

The Commonwealth Youth Council is the official representative voice of more than 1.2 billion young people in the Commonwealth. 

Bawumia endorses Ghana’s candidate for Commonwealth Youth Council

The Council works to mobilise the voices of young people and advocate for governments to engage young people meaningfully.

Among other things, the Vice President, on behalf of the country and government, endorsed the candidature of Ms Queensley Derby as the only candidate in this year’s Commonwealth Youth Council Election.

The Vice President reiterated Ghana’s support to the Commonwealth and reaffirmed his confidence reposed in Ms Queensley Derby to deliver and lead the vision of Ghana in championing meaningful youth engagement and inclusion through the Sustainable Development Goals.

Dr Bawumia bid the shining star well and assured her of winning the competitive election.