C’River Youths Stage Solidarity Walk to Mark Gov Otu’s 100 Days in Office

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Calabar – Youths in Cross River State came together on Thursday to stage a solidarity walk marking the 100 days in office of Governor Sen. Prince Bassey Otu. The event, which took place in Calabar, was led by the Commissioner for Youth Development, Barr. Ijom Ukam, and included youth leaders from various organizations, such as the National Youth Council of Nigeria, student unions, and affiliated groups NEGROIDHAVEN can say.

The Deputy Governor of Cross River State, Rt. Hon. Peter Odey, received the youths on behalf of Governor Otu. He expressed gratitude for their support and emphasized that the government’s “People’s First” agenda places a special focus on youth empowerment and development. The governor assured the youths of upcoming initiatives, including bursaries, scholarships, skill acquisition programs, and employment opportunities.

Barr. Ukam, the Commissioner for Youth Development, praised the youths for their thoughtful event and conveyed that the government had taken note of their suggestions and demands. He reiterated the government’s commitment to prioritizing youth development and addressing socioeconomic challenges.

Comrade Dan Obo, the Chairman of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Cross River State Chapter, commended Governor Bassey Otu for his exceptional leadership in his first 100 days in office. He highlighted the positive changes brought about by the governor’s administration and expressed appreciation for the appointment of youth-friendly leaders like Barr. Ijom Ukam.

In a communiqué issued by the youths of Cross River State, they commended Governor Otu for his commitment to youth development and called for further appointments of young people to key positions. They acknowledged the governor’s rapid efforts to restore the state’s capital aesthetics and explored promising economic prospects, including digital assets.

The youths expressed unwavering support for Governor Otu’s “People’s First” agenda and passed a vote of confidence in his administration. They look forward to collaborating closely with the government to achieve shared goals.

The 100 days’ celebration and the visit to Equatorial Guinea represent significant steps in the governor’s commitment to youth empowerment and the overall development of Cross River State.