Youths of Azaraegbelu village in Emekuku, Owerri North local government area has poured accolades on the person of the Deputy Governor, Prof. Placid Njoku, describing him as having a large heart that is deeply concerned about the well-being of his people.
This was contained in a letter of appreciation signed by the group’s President, Mr. Isaac Uche Izu and the Secretary-General, Mr. Chibuzo Opara.
The youths stated that it was significant to note that at a time Nigerian youths are crying out and yearning for good governance, the deputy governor showed them that the present government led by Senator Hope Uzodinma is indeed a government that cares and listens to the people.
The youth body posited that its recent encounter with the deputy governor has served as an eye-opener to the possibility of a person been in office basically for the interest of the people.
They expressed heartfelt Joy, adding that this knowledge came to them at a time of deep and sober reflections on leadership, politics and power which will make the lessons learnt more remarkable, noting that it was for this reason they decided to come to thank him and deliver their letter of appreciation to him.
The youths also thanked the Governor, Hope Uzodinma for the great and visionary strides he is showing in piloting the affairs of the state, praying for God’s wisdom upon him to lead the state aright.
Addressing the youths earlier, the Deputy Governor, Prof. Placid Njoku said that “Imo belongs to all of us and therefore we must remember posterity and work for the good of the state”.
He advised the youths to remain law-abiding, obey government instructions and directives, eschew all forms of violence and increase their self worth by engaging in economically productive activities that will benefit the society.