ACCRA – The Young African Leaders Summit (YALS) has on September 17 nominated Kyadondo East legislator Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobiwine as ‘Male Politician of the Year’.
The forum is an initiative of The Young Politicians and Leaders Network, a global movement of young change agents dedicated to training its cohort to take up leadership roles to influence the future of Africa and the world at large.
In the same category with Bobi Wine is Faozey Nurudeen (Nigeria), Julius Karl D. Fieve (Ghana), Lengai Ole Sabaya (Tanzania), Yongama Ludwe Zigebe (South Africa) and Nwosu Franklyn Chiedozie (Nigeria).
“The Summit, the first-ever largest continental youth gathering in Ghana will mobilize a diversity of delegates and policy makers from all African countries comprising government officials, members of the diplomatic corp, international agency representatives, entrepreneurs, emerging youth and student leaders to collate ideas from the continent’s finest figures to aggregate them into relevant themes able to shape policy on the continent,” reads an excerpt from the YALS website.
With the theme, “Securing the future of Africa: The Role of the African Youth, Young Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs,” the awards and Honorary session of YALS 2019 to recognize outstanding African youth figures who have excelled in various fields will happen on November 22 -23 in Accra, Ghana.