Nigerians That Gives Me Hope

Omotola Akinsola

Genvoices is a youth organization working to bring to light the voices of young people in transforming the Nigeria that we know today to what we can be in the future. One of the initiative they are currently embarking on is the #100,000 voices that will bring together 100,000 people on January 18th, 2014 to Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos.

They will be hosting a variety of events to spark and ignite young people who are already thoughts leaders who will be sharing their hopes, desires, dreams, concerns and solutions to most of the challenges we are faced with in Nigeria.

I decided to highlight GenVoices because the forces behind this organization gives me hope for our future. These are Nigerians who are designing and bringing to light solutions for the current lack of engagement of young people in the Nigerian processes. GenVoices is not the only organization that i…

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Author: ifeadedeji

I am a graduate student in African Studies at the Center for International Studies, Ohio University where I work as a research assistant and Editor of Africa@OHIO Blog. I hold a bachelors in political science, and use this space as a container of my thoughts.

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