A Contract has been signed between the Ministry of Youth Affairs and the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation for the creation of an electronic platform that would be known as Youth Democratic E-Platform.
The initiative comes at a time when efforts are being made by the government and its development partners to conduct a review of the National Youth Policy.
The signing which took place yesterday at the Youth Ministry conference room in Freetown attracted representatives from various youth groups across the country, government officials and members of the general public.
The Contract is for the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation to devise an electronic platform accessible via mobile application (app) by logging on to the Ministry of Youth Affairs website.
Alhaji K. Tarawally, fondly known as Laj-K will be awarded as AFRICA YOUNG PERSON OF THE YEAR at the 2019 edition of the Young Persons Award and Dinner, which is a segment of the Young Entrepreneurs International Summit (YEIS) to be hosted on the 8th December 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria.