Youths under the aegis of Ebira/Okun/Lokoja/Koton Youth for Good Governance have thrown their support be the reelection efforts of Kogi State governor, Idris Wada, for the upcoming gubernatorial elections on November 21.
The youth group advised all voters in the state, notwithstanding their creed or political affiliations, to vote for the governor for a “deserving second term.”
Coordinator of the coalition, Zaccheaus Michael, who stated this while addressing newsmen in Lokoja, yesterday said members of the coalition from the Central and Western senatorial district of the state throws their weight behind the PDP candidate after weighing all the candidates of various party available for the election.
Michael said: “As critical stakeholders in the state, the youth owe it a duty to make their position known on election and candidate already put forward by the parties because youth are always at receiving end of the actions of any one of them who eventually wins the election.
“We have taken our time to look at all candidates contesting governorship election, their antecedents, their conducts in public and private life, the manifestos of their parties and programs, all have been subjected to through screening.
“The coalition also discovered that the people appreciated development in Agricultural sector, the women and youth empowerment programs, free health care for rural dwellers of the governor and want all these sustained and improved upon.”
He added that all the stakeholders and opinion leaders were unanimous in their support for the Wada/Awoniyi ticket as their preferred candidate.