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Position Yourselves To Be Better Future Leaders, Kogi Gov Charges Niger Delta Youths

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By Oguns Sammy, Warri

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has charged Niger Delta youths to position themselves to be future leaders by engaging in good ventures.

Governor Yahaya Bello stated this in Warri in Warri South Local Government Area today (Monday) at the 50th birthday anniversary celebration of a renownrd Niger Delta activitist, High Chief Government EKpemukpolo alias Tompolo.

He said the youths should prepare themselves to take up the struggle just as High Chief Government Kpemukpolo has done many years.

He also enjoined Niger Delta youths to join hands to see that the region moves forward.

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The Governor who was represented by Mrs Lucy Akumabo also charged Niger Delta leaders to collaborate with the youths to ensure that the region moves forward.

He said: “Niger Deltans have suffered for so long so there is need to work together to liberate the people from abject poverty.”

The Governor described High Chief Government EKpemukpolo as a man of honour, a visionary leader and a man who has contributed to the growth and development of the Niger Delta region.

He said: “High Chief Government Ekpemukpolo as we all know has contributed to the growth and development of the Niger Delta and therefore he needs to be celebrated.”

He therefore advised yourhs to be focused in whatever they do to see that their future is bright.

Earlier, in his address, the President of Ijaw Youth Concil, Timothy Moifa Ndifagha said it is a good thing to celebrate High Chief Goverment’s EKpemukpolo for the role he has played in the Niger Delta by way of the struggle, adding that it was his efforts that have yeided many good things in the region.

He said High Chief Government Ekpemukpolo did not only bring peace to the ljaw nation by his works but the entire Niger Delta and the country at large

The occasion which was attended by captains of industries had the cutting of the birthday cake as its high light.

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