The National Youth Committee of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has stepped up efforts at winning over young voters with the launch of a National Youth Outreach Project.
It targets mainly students in the tertiary institutions through regular engagement and interactions to help them have better understanding of the party’s manifesto.
Mr Divine Nkrumah, leader of the committee, launching it at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), said they were determined to work hard to aid voters identify with the PPP’s development vision – its carefully thought-out policies to bring progress.
The party’s vision is anchored on four pillars – stewardship, education, healthcare and job creation.
When given the mandate in 2016, these would receive priority attention to transform the lives of the population, he added.
Mr Nkrumah said a government of the PPP would fight corruption, ensure transparency and be accountable and bring change to the way of doing things in the country.
He said premium would be put on science and technology education at all levels to develop ideas and appropriate research findings to tackle the nation’s development challenges.
He said the party believes in the potentials of the youth and would work with them to turn around the nation’s economy, create wealth and bring prosperity to all.