By Ndu Samuel.
Political permutation has taken a center stage as a frontline presidential aspirant, His Excellency, Alhaji Yaya Bello, Governor of Kogi State consults Niger Delta Youth Leaders ahead of his 2023 presidential bid. The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide can report.
“4. Environmental Degradation and many others.
“The above, is few among many fears that has prompted IzanzanCamp to take the bull by the horn despite who is involved and having highlighted the fears as the deprivation of the Niger Delta region is a long historic narrative but however we want to authoritatively state that we are very ready to give our maximum support to Governor Ahlaji Yahaya Bellow of Okogi State as president of the federal republic of Nigeria if only he will be sincere enough to allay our fears and to deliver a very fair and just democratic leadership as we will not forget the fact that he is a youth and his doggedness in leadership is another factor that we as young Intellectual minds has already put into consideration.
“As I end this address, I wish to assure his Excellency Ahlaji Yahaya Bello, that after this session, the resolution of the IzanzanCamp will be made known to the public through both indigenous and National Newspapers and it will be collectively favourable to us all as together we can make Nigeria great again as the giant of Africa. ” Salaco stated.
Meanwhile, the Deputy speaker had told the Izanzan Intellectual Camp and Niger Delta youth leaders that from the developmental blueprints of Governor Yaya Bello in Kogi State, he is the kind of President that Nigerians needs at this critical time of the nation’s history.
While urging the Niger Delta youths to support the Bello Presidential bid come 2023, Hon. Ahmed said Governor Bello has the political, economic and democratic credentials to pilot Nigeria to the promised land.
In his words: “By his grace, Bello will become the president of Nigeria come 2023, we believe that he will take Nigeria to the promised land. In Kogi State, he has done well in Security, Youths empowerment, agriculture, health and what have you.
“In the three senatorial districts, he has shown capacity in road infrastructure, in health, he has built general hospitals, he has been able to build a Science and Technology Confluence University, admission is ongoing. Kogi State is bordered with Nine states, we have been able to curb insecurity.
“He is a unifier, we have several tribes, Bello has been able to unite everyone. On gender equality, 21 LGA vice Chairpersons are all women in Kogi State, ,councillors are also women, his commissioners and all lga chairmen are all youths.
“We are very comfortable and have the confidence that if given a higher opportunity, he will perform well. I am using this opportunity to call on the Ijaw Youths to give him your supports as a youth. He is a man that believes in one Nigeria, he is eager to fix this country. He is corruption free, he never believes in godfatherism, is high time we come together as youths to project a common course. He is very eager to always see what can be done for the Niger Delta region. He is more closer to you than anyone, we will continue to consult your elders and other stakeholders in the Niger Delta region.
“In our generation, a new Nigeria is possible. Let the youths take up this battle. We should brainstorm to put ourselves in the political equation of 2023. He has been able to demonstrate pure leadership. He will always stand up for what is right. Bello has been able to wade into a lot of national issues. He has been delivering Kogi State and God has sent him to deliver Nigerians come 2023 as president of the country “.
Others who also spoke during the meeting include Amb. Comr. Binebai Princewill Binebai, President general Delta Ijaw Comrade Community (DICC), Comr. Ebolo Samuel, Chairmen of all Chairmen, Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Western Zone and Comr. Napoleon Kenerekedi, a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State.
In their separate remarks, they all spoke passionately for the development of Ijaw Communities in Delta State and beyond, stressing that the Ijaw people have suffered for too long, adding that should Bello becomes the President come 2023, he should not forget the meeting and prioritise the development of Ijaw communities with road networks connecting the Ijaw towns and villages.
They asserted that they have strong compelling reasons to support him as a youth vying for the 2023 presidential race haven’t identified with them.
The meeting was well attended by several youth leaders, media practitioners, chiefs, political leaders with the host of others.
Photo Credit- The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide.