Ondo born youth politician and social commentator, Tomide Akinribido, took to his Twitter handle @Tomyboiz to advocate the formation of a new youth-based political party on Monday. He suggested that 100,000 Nigerian youths should come together to chart the modalities for formation of the new political force and commit to contribute a sum of N50,000 in a period of six months to effectively oil the machinery and activities of the political movement to save the country from the long term misrule of its present old leaders.
This single tweet provoked lot of engagement as youths on the social media platform saw the need and fully embraced the movement:
Some had reservations about the feasibility of the project due to some hindering factors:
With the impressive acceptance the tweet got…it is a step in the right direction if the momentum is sustained.
You can follow the thread using this link https://twitter.com/tomyboiz/status/727048575654436864