A group, National Coalition of Ebira/Okun/Lokoja/Koton Youths for Good Governance, has promised to support the re-election bid of Gov. Idris. Wada of Kogi.
The group said at a news conference on Sunday in Lokoja said that it decided to support Wada in the Nov. 21 governorship election after “due consultations”.
“The Coalition discovered that the people appreciated development in agricultural sector, women and youth empowerment programme, free health care for rural dwellers and will want all these sustained and improved upon, “Mr Dare Michael, the Coordinator of the group, told newsmen.
In addition, he said that the governor who is seeking re- election on the platform of the PDP, had stamped out thuggery in the state and had through the accelerated rice production programme and the National Crop Processing Centre at Alape village made farming attractive to youths.
He noted that youths in the state had always been at the receiving end of the action and inaction of any government, saying there was need to protect the future of youths.
The group called on professional groups, labour unions, socio- cultural groups and artisans to vote for issues and programmes and for narrow sellfsh interests. (NAN)