The PDP Governorship candidate for the State, Professor Uche Ikonne says, youths will constitute forty percent of the Executive in his administration.
Professor Ikonne who stated this when Leaders and members of Professor Ikonne Youths Volunteer Forum paid him a solidarity visit in his Umuahia residence, said if elected as governor next year, his administration will prioritize global leadership training for the youth to sensitize them on the need for quality leadership.
The PDP State Governorship flag bearer said his government will establish conducive economic environment for Abia youths to harness their potentials and talents, adding that Aba the economic hub of the State is being sustained by the Youth through their skills in Garment, Leather and other entrepreneurial skills.
He appreciated the State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for laying the foundation for the human capacity development through the establishment of SMEs and promotion of Made-In-Aba Products as well as enhanced security for businesses to thrive in the State.
He also promised to incorporate the youth into Uche Ndi Abia campaign team while urging them to ensure that they obtain their Permanent Voter Cards to enable them vote massively for candidates of their choice in the next year’s general elections.
Speaking earlier, the leaders of Professor Ikonne Youth Volunteer, including the Deputy Chairman, Ohafia Local Government Area, Chief Samuel Uduma Kalu, Mr. Chidindu Kalu Kalu and Mr. Ukpai Nnanna said they came to identify with Professor Uche Ikonne’s governorship aspiration and urged him to include their group in his campaign team.
Highlight of the visit was presentation of campaign materials to Uche Ndi Abia Campaign team.