Ughelli South Youths Condemn Protest Against Izeze’s Nomination




… Dissolves Ewu Youth Council Exco


By Sunday Apah


Ughelli South youths, under the auspices of Ughelli South Youth Council, have condemned in strong terms the recent protest by some Ewu youths against the nomination of Hon. Reuben Izeze as Commissioner-designate and alleged call for appointment of their people by Governor Sheriff Oborevwori.


The youths who condemned the action of the said youths in an emergency meeting held at Ughelli South Local Government Council secretariat of Delta State on Tuesday, also dissolved the Mr. Ovie Oboruaro Ughelecha led Ewu Youth Council executives.


In his speech during the meeting, President of Ughelli South Youth Council, Hon. Happy Gbeke, described the protest as a calculated attempt to tarnish the character of Ughelli South youths and other kingdoms in the local government area.


He tendered apology on behalf of the youths to the Executive Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Rt.Hon (Elder) Sheriff Oborevwori and some leaders in the local government area which included Chief John Oguma, Hon. Festus Utuama, Hon. Dr. Richard Kofi, Senator Emmanuel Aguariavwodo, Hon. Chief Taleb Tebite, Hon. Reuben Izeze and other well meaning leaders of the LGA.


According to him, “few individuals of Ewu Kingdom, because of their selfish interest cannot in any way hold the entire Local Government Area to ransom.


“I hereby direct representatives of the Board of Trustee of Ewu Youth Council, Hon. Micheal Aye, to immediately dissolve the executive of the Ewu Youth Council led by Mr. Ovie Oboruaro Ughelecha”, he added.


Responding to the directive, Hon. Michael Aye, through a motion dissolved the Ewu Youth Council executives and the motion was supported by Comrade Kingsley Odutemu.


Affirming the motion which was unanimously adopted by all youths present, Hon. Gbeke gave the youths of Ewu axis two weeks ultimatum to re-constitute new executives for Ewu Youth Council with a written apology.


On their part, Evangelist Charles Buluku, former Special Assistant to immediate past Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Political Matters, Comrade Sunny White and others, who also spoke during the meeting, pleaded on behalf of the unguided Ewu youths for forgiveness, adding that they were not in any way in support of the protest.


Ughelli South PDP Social Media Community, female youths, Ughelli South chapter and others were among those present during the meeting.

Omamuzo Efidhere

Omamuzo Efidhere is a registered member of the Nigerian Union of Journalist

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