‘Why Okrika Youths Support Amaechi’

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Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (left) congratulating Dr Tekena Ibanibo after being sworn-in as Permanent Secretary in the State Civil Service at Government House, Port Harcourt, yesterday.
Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (left) congratulating Dr Tekena Ibanibo after being sworn-in as Permanent Secretary in the State Civil Service at Government House, Port Harcourt, yesterday.

Youths of Okrika Local Government Area in Rivers State, say their decision to support Governor Chibuike             Rotimi Amaechi for second term is informed by the need to support sustainable peace and harmony in the state particularly in Okrika kingdom.

The youths who spoke through the Leader of the Okrika Legislative Assembly, Hon Wisdom Ogan said the support was an affirmation of the confidence the youths have for the person and leadership of Governor Amaechi.

The Okrika legislative leader said Amaechi was equipped to transform local communities including Okrika to mega cities in the state.

According to him, the youths and women of Okrika kingdom had reached a consensus to give 100 per cent votes to Governor Amaechi, at the April polls.

Ogan described Governor Amaechi as a man with unparalleled achievements who has left footprints in the sands of times in the state.

He thanked the Health Commissioner, Dr Sampson Parker and his Information and Communications counterpart, Mrs Ibim Semenitari for their vision and efforts at developing Okrika land.

The chairman of Okrika Women Assembly, Dr Chris Tamuno assured the wife of Governor Amaechi, Dame Judith Amaechi that Okrika women were solidly behind the Governor’s second term bid.

In an interview with newsmen shortly after the occasion, Dr Tammuno called on Okrika women to participate massively in the voters registration exercise to enable them vote out incredible candidates that do not mean well for the citizens and the state.

She also reminded them that their votes cared is the ticket for accessing their children’s free education and healthcare programmes in the state.