NYDA board selection clouded by questions about eligibility and whispers of political influence

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Allegations of political influence have cast doubt over the upcoming selection process for the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) board.

The shortlisting process by the joint subcommittee of the portfolio committee on women, youth and persons with disabilities, and the select committee on health and social services has been peppered by allegations of political influence amid calls for a review of the process.

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