By: Emma Elekwa, Onitsha
Leadership of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, (NYCN), Anambra Chapter, has thrown its weight behind the candidacy of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA), Prof Chukwuma Soludo.
The group assured Soludo of the youths support for his party in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State
Speaking during a Solidarity visit to the APGA flagbearer, President of the organisation, Samuel Egwuatu
commended Soludo for chosing a youth as his deputy in the person of Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim
He said, “I’ve studied your manifesto and discovered that 70 percent of the content was devoted to the youths. This is commendable as the youths constitute the majority in the state.
“The youths have aligned with your manifesto and are now fully ready for the election to deliver victory to you. The structure is already on ground in all the 326 wards to deliver emphatic victory to APGA and the Soludo/Ibezim ticket.”
Corroborating the President, National Deputy President, Hon Innocent Nduanya also reassured Soludo of their full readiness for the election, adding that come November 6, Soludo will emerge victorious.
Responding, former CBN governor thanked the group for their support and endorsement of his governorship bid, stating that he viewed the youths as partners in building a greater State.
“The real reasons I’m running for the office of Governor is about your future and the younger generation. I see the youths as partners in building a greater Anambra.
He called on the youths to partner with him towards taking the state to greater level by coming out on election day to vote massively for APGA and the Soludo/Ibezim ticket.