National Assembly recommends 17 candidates for NYDA board of directors
The National Assembly recommended 17 candidates for President Cyril Ramaphosa to serve on the board of directors of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA).
The names were sent to the president for review after the National Assembly approved a report from the Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities on recommended candidates.
The report was referred to the National Assembly by the President in September last year.
In a statement, the National Assembly said the candidates had been selected on the basis of rigorous criteria.
“In its report to the NA, the committee recommended the top 17 candidates based on their performance during the interview process. The list of recommended candidates represents the demographics and geographic distribution of the Republic, as shown in the section 9 (4) of the NYDA Act (No. 54 of 2008). Other issues considered by the committee for its recommendations include gender, women and people with disabilities, ”the National Assembly said.
The names recommended to the President are:
Mihlali Pedro Mzileni
Lukhona Afika Mnguni
Kutloano Esau Rakosa
Alexandria Syrah Procter
Busisiwe Catherine Seabe
In its report to the National Assembly, the Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities assured citizens that it had complied with NYDA when considering candidates.
“The committee is confident that all of the nominees recommended for nomination have an understanding of the NYDA mandate and are passionate about youth development in the country. They should be able to serve the youth of the country with distinction to meet the challenges. socio-economic issues faced by The committee also would like to thank all applicants for making themselves available for interviews, and the good work done by the support staff is recognized and commended, ”the committee said.
The NYDA board of directors is expected to serve a three-year term.
(With contributions from the South African government press release)