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President Kagame reminded youths that the future of the country lies in their hands.



Author Jerome MUNYENTWALI Views

The head of the state reminded the youths this when he was addressing over 2500 youth gathering at the RPF Headquarters during the youth Connection Convention on Wednesday 12th of December 2018.

The Social-Economic Development of the country should be carried forward by the current generation, President Paul Kagame has said.

Kagame told the youth that they should ensure their better health both physically and mentally as individuals, build good character and identity adding that it would help them build better families hence a better nation, The Child focus is the source.

“The character and the identity of the country depend on each of you. Your education and values you represent are not just a reflection of you, it is a reflection of what the country stands for. We want to build a country with the right values and character,” Kagame said.

The participants were drawn from youth who have been in a two week National Itorero, the representatives of others from all the districts, young entrepreneurs and others from Diaspora.

“Our country used to be defined by a bad history and the wrong character and identity. But today as we stand here, the goal is to transform this country, change the wrong that used to define us and build the kind of unity that will define us for future generations,” he added


He challenged the youth to be united, think big and be accountable.

“Being accountable. Taking responsibility for your actions, asking yourself what the consequences of your actions are and holding yourself accountable for fulfilling responsibilities you are given,” He said.

This is the sixth Youth Connect Convention since it was launched six year ago, according to officials from the Ministry of Youth.





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