Hundreds of Ijaw youths march for Buhari, endorse his re-election

Hundreds of Ijaw youths march for Buhari, endorse his re-election

- Hundreds of Ijaw youths under the aegis of Ijaw Youth Association in Northern Nigeria staged solidarity march for President Buhari

- The youths said the solidarity march was to galvanize support for President Buhari’s re-election in the forthcoming election

- The association’s president said they have also scheduled a Town Hall meeting in Abuja to endorse President Buhari for a second term

Hundreds of Ijaw youths resident in the 19 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recently staged a solidarity march in support of President Muhammadu Buhari and the special adviser to the president on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo.

The placard-carrying youths led by the president of the Ijaw Youth Association in Northern Nigeria, Comrade Akasah Eniyekeye Kelvin, took the solidarity march to the corporate head office of the Presidential Amnesty Programme on Niger Delta, Daily Trust reports.

They said the solidarity march was to galvanize support for President Buhari’s re-election in the forthcoming election.

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Akasah said the group has also scheduled a Town Hall meeting in Abuja to endorse President Buhari for a second term.

He added that plans are also underway to hold a three-million-man march in the nation’s capital.

“We are here to tell the whole world that President Buhari and Prof. Charles Dokubo have done well. For the past nine months that Mr President appointed him, he has done enough. Since he came into office, all the moribund training centres, he has revamped them. As a matter of fact, he has done enough and he is still doing more.

“We are queuing behind President Buhari and Prof. Dokubo because they’ve done well and will Niger Delta to the Next Level,” he said.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the apex Igbo socio cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, suspended its secretary general, Uche Okwukwu for allegedly misrepresenting the organisation.

A statement by the national publicity secretary of the organisation, Uche Achi-Okpaga, made available to newsmen on Thursday, January 31, in Enugu said the decision was taken at an emergency meeting.

Achi-Okpaga said that the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the organisation had evaluated the conducts of its scribe and found him wanting.

The suspended scribe was said to have endorsed President Buhari during his campaign visit to Aba in Abia.

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