Twenty-three-year-old Tabbie Ogutu has urged the youths planning to keep off voting in the August elections to change their minds.
The Public Relations student at Maseno University intimated that youths should vote like their life depends on it, because it does.
She added that things like taxation, cost of opening and running business, as well as unemployment levels are all controlled by the politics of the day.
The unfortunate events associated with elections have made many youths perceive politics negatively, with many deciding to stay away from exercising their democratic rights.
For example, politics influences agribusiness. Agricultural systems are situated within social and political environments that have massive influence on their operations," she added.
Given that most governments have come up with mechanisms to try to address unemployment with little success, many young men and women continue to get into self employment.
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