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Awoniyi urges PDP youths to remain faithful to the party


LOKOJA – The Kogi State Deputy Governor, Mr Yomi Awoniyi, has urged members of the PDP Youths Vanguard to remain steadfast and faithful to the party.

A statement issued by his Press. Secretary, Mr Michael Abu, announced this in Lokoja on Sunday.

The statement said Awoniyi was speaking when he received in audience the PDP Youth Vanguard, Lokoja II Constituency.

Awoniyi noted that the state, under the leadership of Gov Idris Wada, had ensured equity, justice and fair play in the discharge of its responsibilities to the people.

He disclosed that Gov. Wada had since assumption of office worked to ensure that the yearnings and aspirations of the people, especially the youths and women, were made a priority.

He described the PDP as a party that was rooted in the state, and urged the youths to remain unflinching in their loyalty to the party and the present administration in the state.

Awoniyi noted that emphasis had been placed on revamping agriculture toward creating employment opportunities for the youths.

He said that the Youth Advancement and Development Programme of the state government had so far employed close to 10, 000 people.

He assured that issues relating to the youths would continue to remain cardinal in the present administration’s agenda.

Awoniyi called on the youths to shun violence even as the general election approached, noting that the state governor abhored violence and thuggery related activities.

In his speech, Mr Yahaya Muhammed, Chairman of the vanguard, appealed for Lokoja II Constituency to be allowed to produce the next House of Representatives member for Kogi/Lokoja Federal Constituency.

Yahaya pledged the unalloyed support of the people of Lokoja II Constituency to the PDP administration, and described Gov Wada as a humane and God-fearing leader who should be encouraged to seek another term in office.‎(NAN)

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