- Young people in Delta state have gotten the full attention of their state government
- The recent agitation by young people in Delta state and beyond seems to be producing positive results
- Governor Okowa said his government is ready to partner with Delta youths going forward
Delta governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has reaffirmed his administration’s readiness to partner youths in the state.
The governor made this known when the Delta state caucus in the House of Representatives, led by the minority leader, Honourable Ndudi Elumelu, paid him a solidarity visit on Wednesday, October 28.
He thanked the lawmakers for the visit and for always identifying with the state government and the people in difficult times.
He said the government would ensure that regular communication with the youths existed going forward and to always carry them along on his government's plans.
Okowa had on Wednesday, October 14, said with the outcome of the #EndSARS protests across Nigeria, leaders in the country will likely see things differently.
The governor stated this when the leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students of Delta origin and the National Executive of National Association of Delta State Students visited him at Government House, Asaba.
He commended youths who came out to protest over issues of police brutality and harassment, saying it will challenge leaders to focus more on issues that affect young people.
Legit.ng had earlier reported that Governor Okowa relaxed a curfew he imposed in the state on Thursday, October 22.
The curfew was imposed in the wake of the #EndSARS protests across the country which was hijacked by protesters.
Meanwhile, a group, #March4Nigeria Movement has declared that its findings show that the #EndSARS protest which took place in major cities across Nigeria was hijacked by politicians, social media influencers and many others.
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