Young people motivated

2016-05-06 06:00

YOUNG people of Kokstad and other areas were recently empowered by a young motivator and writer, Monde Mjila (34), at a youth seminar at the community hall in Kokstad on Wednesday.

Mjila, from Ntabankulu, encouraged the youth to stay away from alcohol and drugs.
“Young people must make sure they succeed in life rather than destroy their future on substance abuse. They must focus on their dreams and make sure they achieve their goals,” he said.

He added that youth must compare themselves with successful people and that by reading and determination, their goals will be successful.

“Youngsters must stop putting themselves down or allowing people to judge them.”

The seminar was attended by young people and matriculants. Sipiwe Ndlobeni, the ANC communications officer in Kokstad sub-region told them to fight for good things to better the country.

“The youth are the future leaders. They should start obtaining leadership skills and things that can make the country better. Education is very important and we need educated leaders.”

Ndlobeni told those present that a future president of the country should come from Kokstad.
“You must not enjoy being led by people from other areas. Start today and dream of yourself becoming president.”

Sbusiso Phuzi, the Kokstad ANCYL spokesperson said young people have learnt a lot and encouraged young people to attend youth seminars.

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