UNAIR NEWS – PDD Universitas Airlangga Banyuwangi student, Apik Mila Sari, 20, said that as a good citizen and as the youth, it is our obligation to love the nation, and improve knowledge and work for it.
”So, commemorating Youth Pledge to show our love to Indonesia, recalling the heroes and youth’s struggle at that time is all for one: Indonesia. It is now our turn as the next generation to make Indonesian proud of us in the future,” she said.
Apik was one of dozens students of PDD Universitas Airlangga Banyuwangi who participated in Youth Pledge Day ceremony held by Pemkab Banyuwangi, in Blambangan Yard, on Friday, October 28.
Setyo Agung Wahyudi, PDD UNAIR Banyuwangi of Student Affairs division, explained that their participation was to improve students’ contribution as the next generation, it is their obligation as PDD UNAIR Banyuwangi students to contribute in this commemoration.
Youth Pledge Day commemoration is an agenda of Indonesian people held on October 28. It was the most important milestone of Indonesian Independence history. It is deemed as the crystallization of spirits to establish the nation.
With batik and their alma mater jacket, UNAIR students stood in line with other ceremony participants, either from Korpri, Banyuwangi administrative staff also SKPD units and follow the procession of the ceremony. (*)
Author: Siti Mufaidah
Editor: Bambang ES