The South East Leader of One Voice Nigeria and Special Adviser to the Governor on Agricultural Empowerment Programs Hon. Obinna Ibiam has called on the federal government to heed the advice of the Governor Dr Okezie Ikpeazu in the meeting between the federal government to prioritize the involvement of Youths in active politics and governance as well as job creation.
Speaking with news men in Umuahia Hon. Ibiam said that abia state Governor Dr Ikpeazu has appointed many Youths in government using himself as an example and thanked the Governor for the creation of Youths development programs and policies like Education for Employment, Abia Youth Empowerment and Agricultural programs in collaboration with the cbn, Bank of Agriculture and other financial institutions through Abia ADP and Osikapa Abia for the development of Youths in Abia and Southeast.
Hon. Ibiam applauded Abia Youths for remaining calm and law abiding during the protest which was hijacked by hoodlums and advice them to be more patient with the federal and state government.
He promised Abia Youths that the Governor despite the effect of covid19 and end sars protest will implement all ongoing Youth Empowerment Programmes and policies before the end of his tenure in 2023.
He thanked the Governor for his proactive measures in ameliorating the effects of Covid19 and restoring the economy of the state and called on abians irrespective of political affiliation to pray for and support the government of Dr Okezie Ikpeazu