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Niger Delta Youths Task Leaders On Unity … Honour Jonathan’s Wife, Governors, Others

The Niger Delta Youth Council of Nigeria, Rivers chapter has ended a one day youth leadership Summit/Awards in Port Harcourt with a call on leaders in Niger Delta to shun disunity and channel their energies towards profitable ventures.

The Rivers State chairman of the body, Amb. Sukubo Sara Igbe made the call while addressing the youths and participants at the Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt.

The youth leader further enjoined all Rivers youths to embrace the new leadership to uphold in closing all gaps and differences to renew the hope of the Rivers State youths in charting a new and brighter future under the umbrella of the council.

The Chairman State chapter of National Youth Council of Nigeria who noted that the Summit could have been more promising than now in giving the Niger Delta and the larger Nigeria youths a unified voice.

He further disclosed that in order to ensure peace in the state and the nation the exco would visit all the youth bodies in the 23 LGAs of Rivers State to interact with the members and fashion out solutions to their problems.

A lecture presented by Dr. Chijoke E. Nwandikom entitled “Peace As The Currency Of The Future For The Emerging 21st Century Leadership In The Niger Delta Region, Dr. Nwadikom described the youths as the foundation of the society and the most active segment of any society and major determinants of peace and stability of a nation and enjoined them to always ensure peace in their domains to move the nation forward.

In a chat with journalists, Amb. Marvin Yobana, the National President of Niger Delta Administrative Council and the African Representative of World Youth Assembly noted that the essence of the Summit was to fashion out ways for the forthcoming National Conference and canvas support for Dr. Goodluck Jonathan’s presidential ambition come 2015 election.

Those received awards at the ceremony include: Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Mrs. Patience Jonathan, His Excellency Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, Delta State Governor, H E Dr. Ibrahim Shema, Katsina State Governor, Senator Bala Abubakar Mohammed, Mrs. Stella Oduah, His Excellency Chief Theodore Orji Abia State Governor, His Excellency Chief Godswill Akpabio, His Excellency Chief Ikedi Ohakim former Governor of Imo State Chief Onyema Ugo Chukwu and others. ####


Emeka Jilly Ejiowhor

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