The Ohanaeze Youth Council Worldwide (OYC), said it has endorsed Governors Okezie Ikpeazu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Dave Umahi, of Abia, Enugu and Ebonyi states, respectively, for second term.
This was contained in a statement issued by OYC President, Okechukwu Isiguzoro and made Available to PUO REPORTS.
The Group said their decision was hinged on Equity and Fairness.
“Governor ikpeazu is from Abia South, and the Ukwa/Ngwa Axis of Abia state, based on Abia charter of Equity, which encourages rotation of Governorship seat among the three senatorial zones based on equity, fairness and Justice, the other zones, Abia North and central have done 16 years of 8 years each in Chief Orji Uzor kalu and Senator T. A orji, and Governor ikpeazu is doing on 4 years by 2019, And Ukwa/Ngwa which is producing Governor for the first time since1914, Ohanaeze Youths will roll out its Abia structure for Governor ikpeazu to complete his tenure in 2019… We will not stop every other aspirants from its constitutional Rights from contesting in 2019 but Ikpeazu like other South East Governors have been supporting Ohanaeze Ndigbo monthly and have done well in Areas of Youth empowerment, Made in Aba Products promotion which have yield enough dividends for Nigeria abroad.. Ndi Abia should ensure Ikpeazu will remain as Governor beyond2019. Governor ikpeazu achievements and humility is unprecedented, and Oyc will lead ikpeazu to victory in 2019”.“Governor Dave Umahi, From Uburu, Ebonyi South, have done exceedingly well as Governor in the last almost 3 years, His Urban facelift in terms of infrastructure, promotion of Local Abakiliki rice, harmonious relationship with federal Government, and beefing of Security around the state through his neighborhood security watch, for the first time since the Creation of Ebonyi state, this is the first time Ebonyi south is producing Governor, since other zones have done 16 years in Senator Sam Egwu and Chief Martin Elechi, His gaint strides in Ebonyi will make any aspirant eyeing Governorship slot to wait till 2023.. There’s no vacancy in Ebonyi till 2023. Ohanaeze Youths will roll out its structure for Governor Dave Umahi2019”“Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, is from Enugu north and its the first time Nsukka people are at the saddle as Governor Enugu and across the state the development is unprecedented and Enugu is blessed, the Unity among the three tiers of government in Enugu is cordial, and Gburu gburu as fondly called remains the number one choice for Ndi Enugu in 2019… Governor Ugwuanyi have empowered youths and ohanaeze youths will Left no Stone unturned until Governor Ugwuanyi is re elected in 2019”“Ohanaeze Youths will aggressively mobilize every youths in the95 LGAs of South east to register in the ongoing exercise, if the INEC record is true of eligible voters registered so far showing that North West has almost 18million voters, North central almost 11million, North east 9million, and South West 14million, South/South10 million, and South East is 8million voters, the fate of our people are in great danger politically, irrespective of the fact that majority of igbos have registered massively in northern Nigeria, and south west of Nigeria, we call on our traditional Rulers, Town Union President Generals, Students Leaders, All the Churches through Christian Association of Nigeria South East to join The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths in sensitisation awareness program to register massively ahead of 2019 election.