MONROVIA – Two youth and students advocacy groups, The Federation of Liberian Youth (FLY) and the Liberia National Students Union (LINSU) Tuesday launched the National Youth and Students Taskforce with a call from the population to support their quest for genuine advocacy. The aim of the Taskforce, among other things, is to elevate the issues on budget tracking, with key focus on education, security, justice, and the rule of law. As part of the initiative, the two bodies are also expected to begin a nationwide monitoring and budget tracking of key sectors including; health, education and the rule of law. The youth and students umbrella body stressed that they will endeavor to foster genuine advocacy hereby aimed at digging into impacts of the deliverables of the Government of Liberia’s National Budgetary Allocation on the livelihood of the common people. Meanwhile, the intense nationwide youth and students tour which is expected to begin On February 15, 2021, is under the theme: Advocacy through monitoring.
Source: Front Page Africa February 10, 2021 06:33 UTC