By Etop Ekanem
Youths under the aegis of Bomadi/Patani Youth Assembly have thrown their weight behind Comrade Preye Ogobiri for the 2019 House of Reps in Bomadi/Patani Federal Constituency.
Speaking on behalf of the group, Mr.Eyetimibai Akpos said the group had carefully screened the current House of Representatives member representing the constituency and others jostling for the seat and found that Comrade Preye Ogobiri was the best of them all.
When the group approached to accept its call to represent the constituency come 2019, the business mogul, who is fondly called “grassroots man,” promised to rescue the constituency from idle representation and misrepresentation if elected into the House of Representatives.
He said: “I am indeed humbled by the clarion call on me by the ever political conscious youths of Bomadi/Patani Constituency to come on board and rescue them from idle representation and total misrepresentation in the past 18 years. I am left with no option than to yield to voice of my people.”.
The group further stated that they believe in truth that if the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,will ensure a level playing field for all candidates irrespective of political parties, Ogobiri will win the election overwhelmingly.
In a related development, the people of Toru-Angiama Town in Patani Local Government Area, where Ogobiri hails from maternally, have described the group as a movement and a train for change, which no one can stop, saying “those who say their philanthropic son will not occupy the House of Representatives seat in 2019,our heavenly Father will confront them.”