ZANU PF Youth League joined His Excellency President Emmerson Mnangagwa in celebrating Africa Day yesterday.
Speaking through a press statement yesterday, ZANU PF Deputy Secretary for Youth Affairs, John Paradza said that Africa Day is day of reflecting on the long journey travelled by our Founding Fathers.
“The Zimbabwe African Nation Union Patriotic Front Youth League (ZANU PF YL) joins His Excellency the President and First Secretary, Cde ED Mnangagwa and fellow Africans in celebrating the Africa Day, a day on which we look back and reflect on the long journey travelled by our Founding Fathers to ensure the birth of a people-Africans,” said Paradza.
Paradza said that the today`s young generation of revolutionaries take pride in their tireless contributions to defend their motherland-Africa and her smiling people adding that the youths pay homage to those who led before them.
“We celebrate this special day, paying homage to those who led before us, and struggled so that we earn Dignity, Right to Self-determination and Sovereignty as a people. We wish to make it clear that ZANU PF YL will always be ready to defend these fundamental principles against any resistance and/or stumbling blocks standing in their way,” he said.
Paradza reiterated that the Zimbabwean youths are proud of being Africa`s most empowered youth owing to deliberate and strategic processes of Land Reform and Economic Empowerment spearheaded by the leadership.
He said that through the Visionary leader President Mnangagwa, the youths now focus on production.
“Through our Visionary Leader, Cde ED Mnangagwa, our focus is now full throttle on production and total participation to feed the nation and beyond and grow the economy under the mantra “Leaving No One and No Place Behind,” said Paradza.
This year`s theme for Africa Day is “Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent: Strengthening Agro-Food Systems, Health and Social Protection Systems for the Acceleration of Human, Social and Economic Capital Development.”