27-year old Maryam Laushi has emerged National Publicity Secretary of Modern Democratic Party (MDP). A statement by the party on Monday described Ms. Laushi as a communications specialist and activist who has been one of the most vocal voices raising awareness on gender equality, social justice and youth inclusion in politics.
“This, she has done through writing, projects on advocacy for women and as a pioneer member of the Not Too Young To Run leadership team. Her principled activism has generated debate and dialogue about numerous social issues and has attracted national attention. She volunteers for the non-profit, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) and other causes. Maryam holds degrees in Communications, Advertising and Marketing. Maryam believes in a greater future for Nigeria and that young people will play critical roles in building a bright future for the country”, the statement said.
One of Nigeria’s newly registered parties, MDP is led by 27-year old Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi as National Chairman who is Mocheddah’s boyfriend.