Anambra North Youths’ Grassroots Initiative (ANYGI) has appealed to Senatorial Candidates of various political parties in Anambra North senatorial district to honourably step down for Senator Stella Oduah.
Gatekeepers News reports that the ANYGI, comprising of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths, Man ‘O’ War, Non-Indigenous Youth and Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria Leaders and several other youths Organizations, made the appeal in a communique issued after its meeting in Onitsha
The youth group, while noting that it has been the watcher of events in the Anambra North senatorial zone political arena applauded the development in the zone being championed by Oduah.
ANYGI, with a keen interest in what benefits the generality of the people of Anambra North, urged the youths to participate fully in politics at the zone and national levels respectively to set the pace for others to follow.
The communique reader in part: “We also reviewed other candidates in the zone in the race such as Dr. Tony Nwoye and Mrs. Eberechukwu Obiano whom some youths rooted for but the majority of the youths rooted for senator Oduah.
“That the youths as future and present leaders should not be used as political thugs and agents of violence, intimidation and harassment but should be agents of peace and tranquillity.
“That the youths should freely support any good candidate of their choice based on their conviction of his or her achievements, the track records and antecedence of the candidates in their previous and present positions.
“Having watched with keen interest and conducted our research and opinion on the forthcoming Anambra North senatorial election we hereby throw our weight and support to Senator Stella Adaeze Oduah.
“We endorse her based on our independent research on her achievements since she has been in the Senate for the past eight years. We the youths of Anambra North wants her return to the senate as a top-ranking senator which will also be beneficial to not only the zone but to the entire Anambra state and Southeast zone in general.
“That our endorsement for Senator Oduah is not farfetched based on her experience, attraction of infrastructural development to the zone, empowerments and skill acquisition programmes, putting smiles on the faces of the needy, widows and less privileged.
“The youths of Anambra North appeal to other candidates from other political parties to honourably step down for Senate Oduah as the youths are mobilizing our votes for her.
“We also urge our parents and guardians to support our endorsement of senator Oduah by ensuring that they collect their PVC and making sure that their wards do the same to vote massively for our choice candidate, Senator Stella Oduah to enthrone good and quality representation.”