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Traveling into the Future with the ‘Youth Saviour’ Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, NPP UK Director of Communications Writes3 min read

Traveling into the Future with the ‘Youth Saviour’ Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, NPP UK Director of Communications Writes<span class="wtr-time-wrap after-title"><span class="wtr-time-number">3</span> min read</span>

In an era where the clamor for youth empowerment and job creation dominates the political landscape of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the vice-presidential figure hailed as the ‘Youth Saviour’, presents a visionary 70-point plan designed to catapult the youth of Ghana into a prosperous future. This ambitious blueprint, far from being a mere political manifesto, is a testament to a profound understanding of the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the nation’s youth.

*Empowering the Youth: The Core of Bawumia’s Vision*
At the heart of Dr. Bawumia’s plan is a commitment to revolutionising youth employment and education. By proposing the collaboration with the private sector to train a million youth in IT skills, including software development, Dr. Bawumia aims to position Ghana as a leading hub for technology and innovation in Africa. This initiative is not just about job creation; it’s about nurturing a generation of digital entrepreneurs and innovators who will drive Ghana’s economic transformation.

Moreover, the agenda’s focus on STEM education, robotics, artificial intelligence, and vocational skills underscores a strategic pivot towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Dr. Bawumia’s plan is not just preparing Ghanaian youth for the jobs of the future; it is actively creating those opportunities within Ghana’s borders.

*A Response to NDC Critics*
Critics from the opposition, particularly the NDC, have voiced skepticism about the feasibility of Dr. Bawumia’s plan, labeling it overly ambitious or unrealistic. However, this critique overlooks the transformative power of visionary leadership and strategic partnerships. The NDC’s stance, arguably, leans towards a preservation of the status quo, with less ambition amd aspiration which has historically left many young Ghanaians disillusioned and underemployed. In contrast, Dr. Bawumia’s plan offers a daring leap towards a future where the youth are not just participants in Ghana’s economy but drivers of its growth.

*A Dangerous Alternative?*
The alternative offered by the NDC critics, often mired in traditional approaches to governance and development, poses a significant risk of stagnation. The NDC’s critique might seem grounded in caution but dangerously veers towards inertia. In a rapidly evolving global economy, Ghana cannot afford to be left behind. The youth of Ghana deserve better than just a *chicken and hencoop* and cautious incrementalism; they deserve bold strides towards a future brimming with opportunities.

*A Praise for the Visionary Path*
Dr. Bawumia’s 70-point plan is a clarion call to the youth of Ghana, offering a roadmap to a future defined by innovation, prosperity, and empowerment. It’s a plan that transcends political cycles, aiming to lay the foundation for sustainable development that will benefit generations to come. In addressing the critics from the NDC, it’s crucial to remember that the greatest risk lies not in ambition but in complacency.

As Ghana stands on the cusp of a new era, the choice is clear. We can either embrace the visionary path laid out by Dr. Bawumia, the ‘Youth Saviour’, or settle for the dangerous alternative of stagnation and missed opportunities ie the NDC option.

For the youth of Ghana, the message is clear: the future is bright, and it’s within our grasp. Let’s travel into that future with confidence, guided by the visionary leadership of Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.