Kaya 959 Reporter
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed the new board of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA)
The announcement is in line with th terms of Section 9 of the National Youth Development Agency Act 54 of 2008.
The National Assembly recommended 17 candidates and seven made the final cut.
Board members must reflect the demographics and geographical spread of South Africa and are appointed for a term of three years.
The members of the new NYDA board are:
- Asanda Luwaca
- Avela Mjajubana
- Karabo Mohale
- Lebo Mulaisi
- Thulisa Ndlela
- Pearl Pillay
- Alexandria Procter
President @CyrilRamaphosa has appointed the new board of the National Youth Development Agency (@NYDARSA) in terms of Section 9 of the National Youth Development Agency Act 54 of 2008. https://t.co/qzYP4uM4LQ
— Presidency | South Africa 🇿🇦 (@PresidencyZA) November 10, 2021
President Ramaphosa said:
“The new board of the National Youth Development Agency carries a great responsibility in the country’s drive to empower young people through skills development, employment, work experience and other opportunities.
“I see the NYDA as a vital partner in the implementation of the Presidential Youth Empowerment Intervention and ensuring that young people are prioritised as part of the Presidential Employment Stimulus.
“The new board brings together a group of individuals with diverse expertise and experience in youth development.”
“I have every confidence that they will ensure sound governance of the agency, and will dedicate themselves to the critical task of building a better future for the youth of South Africa.”