- The president of the Nigerian Youth Union (NYU) has been appointed by the Peoples Democratic Party to its Presidential Campaign Council
- Chinonso Obasi was appointed by the opposition as the party's PCC director-general for youths (south)
- According to Obasi, the new appointment is a call to work harder to deliver Atiku and Okowa as the president and vice president of Nigeria by 2023
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed Chinonso Obasi as the director of youths (south) of the party's Presidential Campaign Council, National Youth Campaign Council.
A statement signed by the director general of the PDP 2023 Presidential Campaign Council and Governor Sokoto state, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, said Obasi will serve in his capacity as the DG of the opposition party's youth council.
Obasi is the pioneer president of the Nigerian Youth Union (NYU).
He was the 2016 president National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS). He also represented Nigerian Students in the 2014 National Confab.
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He was also the former Students' Union Government president and the 2013 south-south and Southeast zonal coordinator of the National Association of Nigerian Students.
Obasi reacts to his new appointment
While speaking with journalists, Obasi said that his appointment is a huge responsibility that must be reciprocated with bountiful service delivery.
"We shall work to deliver Atiku and Okowa as the president and vice president of Nigeria by 2023. They have the solutions to the most problems bedevilling our nation."
"Ranging from Insecurity, Bad Economy, Poor Educational system, and Bad governance."
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The Nigerian Medical Association had earlier called for a psychiatric evaluation for all candidates contesting the 2023 elections.
NMA's president said it is important for Nigerians to know the health status of those who they will be voting for at the polls.
According to the NMA, medical evaluations will help Nigerians know if the candidate is fit to hold the positions they are vying for.
2023 elections: INEC speaks on mapped-out plans ahead of polls, alleged call for chairman's sack
Nigerians have been assured of a free, fair, credible and inclusive election in the forthcoming 2023 polls.
The assurance was handed to Nigerians by the commissioner for information and voter education for the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC).
According to the commission, the INEC chairman's position is a serious one and Mahmood Yakubu cannot be sacked without due process followed.