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The Gombe State Youth Parliament is the state leadership and legislative training ground for young people of Gombe State. It is one of the State Youth Parliaments established by the Constitution of the Nigerian Youth Parliament which endows it with the responsibility of preparing Nigerian Youths in Gombe for participation in decision-making, inculcating in them leadership qualities for governance and public administration as well as equipping Gombe youths adequately for future challenges in their immediate environment and the world at large.
The aim of the Parliament is to advocate, deliberate and come up with advisory resolutions on matters affecting youth and their contemporary challenges in our dear State and the Nation at large. It is also to strengthen the knowledge of youth on legislative procedure and leadership capacity.
|Speaker Gombe State Youth Parliament Khalid Ahmad Kumo|
The Gombe State Youth Parliament enjoys the goodwill of its sittings being situated right inside Gombe State House of Assembly, Gombe, Gombe State. The Youth Parliament is a non-partisan establishment with standing organizational structure and Principal officers. The first assembly of youth parliament inaugurated in July, 2019, with Rt. Honourable Khalid Ahmed Kumo elected as Speaker.
The Youth Parliament is made up of twenty-four (24) Junior Legislators elected to represent their constituencies for a period of two (2) years. These constituencies cut across the eleven (11) Local Governments.
The Gombe State Youth Parliament sits and deliberates on matters of national importance as it affects youth development in Gombe. Resolutions reached are passed as votes and proceedings to the Head of Gombe State House of Assembly and the Governor through the Gombe State Ministry of Youth and Empowerment for considerations.
It could be recalled that, The Nigerian Youth Parliament was first proclaimed in 2008 by the late President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Umaru Musa Yaradua GCFR