September 25, 2013

2015: Anambra youths drum support for Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan

ONITSHA – Youths in Anambra State, under the umbrella of Nigeria Youth Project Group (NYPG) for Jonathan 2015 has unveiled plans to commence what they termed as door-to-door sensitization, campaign and mobilization of the entire South East geo-political towards re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan.

This was unveiled in Awka Wednesday during the commissioning of the Anambra State chapter of the organization by its national executive committee.

President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan

Addressing the youths after commissioning a 17-man and 21-man State and local government executives, respectively, the Director-General of the NYPG, Mr. Ken Okorodas who was represented by the co-ordinator of South South zone, Comrade Donald Igudia said that the group was impressed by the population of youths in Anambra that has identified with it.

He also cited Lagos and Kano as the states where membership of the organization had continued to increase so far.

According to Okorodas, “Anambra is vital to us. We must not play with the State. Be focused and steadfast. President Goodluck Jonathan will be there again in 2015. The youths of any nation are the bedrock of developmental project and it is our collective responsibility to deliver President Jonathan in 2015″.

He therefore advised the members numbering upto 1,000 in attendance at the event to take the struggle to heart as he promised adequate mobilization, including logistics to actualize the project.

Responding, the Anambra State Co-ordinator, Engr. Arinze Onwuakpa recalled that Anambra youths and others overwhelmingly voted for Jonathan in 2011 and assured that same would be repeated in 2015.

He said: “Please, go home and be rest assured that this State which overwhelmingly voted for Jonathan in 2011 shall do it double this time irrespective of the intimidations of the merger groups arising from some quarters. And we shall not rest on our oars until all the youths residing in this State turn into President Jonathan’s fans”.

Onwuakpa said the Anambra State chapter of the NYPG was already taking the lead, promising to do more if well mobilized.