By Emmanuel Elebeke
The National Association of Idoma Students wish to eulogize the doggedness of the Senate President and the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for their unflinching commitment to the Sustenance of our nascent democracy.
In a statement jointly signed by the President of the union, Igoche Egwa and the Secretary, Tony Onazi, the union also sympathized with the people of North eastern Part of the country on the terror unleashed on them by the insurgency and salute the courage of the Nigeria armed forces which, it said have not relented in battle to sustain the nation’s sovereignty and reclaim its territory from the insurgents.
‘‘We sympathize with our brethren from the North eastern Part of the country on the terror unleashed on them by the insurgency and salute the courage of the Nigeria armed forces which have not relented in battle to sustain our sovereignty and reclaim our territory from the insurgents.
‘‘Our heart goes to the fathers and mothers, wives and children of these great men who laid down their lives in the defence of our great country and pray that God gives their family the fortitude to bear the loss,’’ the union said.
On the forthcoming elections, the students’ body reiterated its support for president Godluck Jonathan and the Senate President for their effort in keeping with the tenets of democracy.
In view of their commitment to Nation building and sustenance of democracy the Union, made the following declarations: that the Idoma Students shall vote and defend their Vote for President Goodluck Jonathan at the Forth coming polls, that Senator Dr. David Mark remains the best representative the idoma Nation can produce and urge Idoma Students to come Out enmass to vote and defend their vote; that the National Association of Idoma Students shall declare any individual who contends with Sen. Dr. David Mark a personal non-grata keeping in mind that the choice of a Senator who will return as President of the Senate surpasses any form of personal or group interest who will jeopardize the chances of the Idoma Nation; that there is no better candidate than Prince Terhemen Tarzoor who has all it take to turn around the fortunes of the Benue people. The National Association of Idoma Students shall mobilize to deliver a fellow Youth as Governor come 2015 and that all students and youths conduct themselves and Shun violence during the forthcoming election as Nigeria students are better than being thugs to selfish and greedy politicians.