Ohanaeze Youth Council, Ebonyi State branch has called for peaceful coexistence among the Igbo speaking tribe.
The state chairman, Comrade Obiya Sabastin Friday, made the call shortly after the State Executive meeting held in Abakaliki on Wednesday, November 6 2019, noting that the unity of Igbo race is tantamount to the regions development.
He noted that the youth apex body with the sole aim of bridging the gap between leaders and the led has strategise ways to correct the hiccups stirring the regions under development, pointing out that with the members of the body rooted in all parts of the state that unity of the people would be pursed with vigour and necessary steps to re-establish the common bond among them.
The State Chairman hinted that effort was on top gear to inaugurate all the Ward executives as a way to unify the people and help champion policies and programmes of the council, stressing that the council as non partisan organization would at all times ensure that the region return to its lost glory.
“We are rapidly growing in terms of new membership in the State, for now we have over 10,000 members in the State. What we are doing is purely non partisan, is not political and it is something to do with peace and tranquillity in the zone. People are happy with what we are doing and they are coming up en mass to be members,” he added.
Sebastian therefore called on the youths in the region to join the council as they agitate for unity among Igbo people.
Speaking to journalists, the chairmen representing the three senatorial zones, Comrm Nwele Christian for Ikwo, Comr. Igboke Chukwuma for Izzi and Ezennaya Chukwuezeke for Onicha, assured their full support in achieving the Objective of the council especially at the rural areas.
Adding that the council would sensitize the youths as regards to cultism, drugs and other illegal activities perpetrated by the youths which they said has done great harm to the state .
Comr. Ezennaya Chukwuezeke, stated; “We will do everything within our capacity to ensure that the goal is achieved. We have started making plans to reach the youths, enlighten then on the ills of drugs, cultism and also enlightened them to know that they are the leaders of tomorrow, and should avoid anything that would bring bad name to them, as well as to the Igbo nation”. He said

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