An aspiring parliamentary candidate of the Actions People’s Party (APP) in the Tano South constituency, Seth Adu-Mensah, has expressed his determination to work tirelessly to cause phenomenal impact on the people of Tano South, particularly, the youth in all spheres of their lives.
In an exclusive conversation with the Daily Statesman, Mr Adu-Mensah said to attain that goal, he is bringing into the space ingredients of youthful exuberance, hope, sterling leadership and experience.
He stressed that it is time for the youth to take over the mantle of leadership.He said he is poised to help accelerate the country’s socio-economic advancement by creating opportunities for the youth of the constituency.
The Tano South MP hopeful intends to impact the people with a renewed mindset in their lives through education, digital technology, business, leadership, healthcare, sports, investments, entertainment, agriculture, among others.
Such ideas of impact, he indicated, are the surest ways to engineer the necessary economic rebound and guarantee a better nation.
Mr Adu-Mensah, who is affectionately called ‘Blaze’, said it was imperative that the youth be assisted to acquire the relevant knowledge, entrepreneurial skills and acumen to lead the way in transforming society for the better.
He believes that presenting opportunities for the youth, providing guidance to their dreams, helping to develop their talents, and having access to funds will spur them on to achieve greatness.
The MP aspirant further advised the youth to remain focused in life and not disappoint society.
He said there were high expectations of them by their parents and the nation, for which reason they must continue to strive for excellence in their various career paths.
According to him, children and young people matter because, through their participation in decision-making processes, they can contribute meaningfully.
He, therefore, stressed the need to enable their voices to be heard as full citizens and rights holders.
“With their talents, they can take initiatives to innovate in addressing social issues that affect their community. Let’s give them more opportunities to shine. Together, let’s leave no one behind. Let’s contribute to a better world for the youth of Tano South,” Blaze stated.
He also called on the youth and young leaders to own the fight against climate change by proffering innovative solutions to tackle the global challenge.
He said although the government had put in measures to address the issue, the youth should make a conscious effort to collectively support the interventions to improve the ecosystem.
He noted that the future of dealing with climate change was with the youth, as they were the only individuals who could drive the agenda.
Mr Adu-Mensah encouraged young leaders to be active and voice on international agenda to fight the global climate crisis and save the world.