The former Zone B coordinator of National Association of Nigeria students, NANS, Bishop Godson Okereke has called on Ngor-Okpala and Imo youths to actively get involved in politics.He added that the nonchalant posturing of the youths in politics has cost their generation alot.
Okereke stated this during his sensitization visit to Ngor-okpala yesterday where he expressed commitment to serve his people.
The former student Union Government(SUG) president of Federal University of Technology Owerri,FUTO appreciated the supports of Imo Comrades, Ngor-Okpala youths and women of good will who believe that integrity, capacity, character and humility should be the focus and basis for electing the next lawmaker of the Local government area.
Explaining reason for his aspiration, Okereke said he has come to bridge the gap between the led and the leaders by ensuring efficient and effective representation.
He said,”We will continue to air our view and agitate for good leadership to our people, most importantly with the youths in focus”.
The youth leader whose campaign slogan is AHAMEFULAn’ihi na MMADUFORO in OKEREKE’S DYNASTY said he is aware of name dropping by some aspirants as regards supposed adopted candidate before the primary, but described that as political gimmicks targetted at deceiving the people.
Speaking further, he said,”as young leaders clamoring for paradigm shift in leadership, it is my utmost belief that our youthful competence and character will endear us to the electorate.
“We are poised to changing the narrative of leadership and representation in our dear state constituency and that journey is only but getting started”.
While reacting to the speculation that APC has adopted a census candidate for the LGA, Comrade Dulison Osinachi who is currently the NANS zone B Action and Mobilization director insisted that the process should be made transparent otherwise, APC may lose the position during main election.
He described governor Uzodinma as lover of Imo youths and urge him to ensure stability in Ngor-Okpala APC by supporting most popular candidate in the person of Bishop Godson Okereke.