An Ijaw interest group, The Niger Delta Self Determination Movement has joined the list of persons and groups calling on an illustrious son of the Ijaw nation Sammy George to run for the office of Ijaw Youth Council IYC president come 2020.
The organization made the call in a release signed by its national President Comr. Oki Tony who doubles as the convener Bayelsa Flag of Appeal Conference on Wednesday and obtained by The LiberatorNewspaper.
According to him, there cannot be any better candidate that has the ability to move IYC to greater height if not George.
Tony recalled how George used his office while serving in the eastern zone of the council to encourage Ijaw Women of America to site a project in Opuama kingdom.
The NDSDM president who described George as a dogged representative of the people of the Eastern zone, said his group are backing his candidacy because of his love and philanthropic spirit towards the Ijaw youths.
Proclaiming George’s endorsements, he said ”on behalf of the Niger Delta Self Determination Movement Bayelsa State chapter And the good people of Opuama kingdom in Bayelsa State I hereby Call on Comrade Sammy George and Endorse him for the position of next IYC president come 2020”.
Comr. Oki had noted that the group will back its words with action when the time comes beginning from now.