2015 Presidential Election: Youths Want Okorocha To Contest
Youths under the aegis of National Youth Assembly of Nigerian, NYAN have
called on the Imo state Governor Anayo Rochas Okorocha to run for
presidency in the next general election in the country.
NYAN paid courtesy call to Owelle Rochas Okorocha at the Government House,
The Speaker of NYAN comrade Kassim Mohammed Kassim and the SSA to the
Governor of Nassarawa State on Youths and Students matters, who led the
delegate described Governor Okorocha as a gift to Imo State whose
exemplary leadership style made him stand out from others.
Comrade Kassim said Nigeria needed a leader with vision and the interest
of the masses at heart such as Okorocha as he said “Governor Okorocha, you
are governor for the poor, governor for the widows, governor for the
children, governor for the students.” He disclosed that the remarkable
achievements of governor Okorocha in Imo state needed to be extended to
Nigerians at large adding that this has necessitated their decision to
passionately appeal to Owelle Okorocha to contest for the 2015
Presidential election so as to liberate Nigerians from the shackles of
misrule which has bedeviled them for years.
The NYAN Speaker who explained that their call was a unanimous decision
taken when they had meeting in Kano State, said it was not for them to
make money as he said “we are donating ourselves to work for you and we
will raise the fund”.
Governor Rochas Okorocha commended the youths for finding him worthy to
serve and empathized with them in their plight and quest to secure
brighter future in the mist of uncertainties in governance, economy and
means of livelihood.
The Governor blamed the woes of Nigeria on bad leadership style and urged
the youths not to seat on the fence but to contribute their quota in
rebuilding Nigeria. He enjoined the youths to have faith and be proud of
Nigeria as he said “I feel your pains, I can see our nation a great nation
among the nations.”
Owelle Okorocha lamented the practice of democracy in Nigeria which he
described as “government of the few, by the few and for the few” as
against the government of the people, by the people and for the people
He revealed that many other groups had called on him to run for presidency
he disclosed his passion to make Nigeria better whenever the opportunity
comes, pointing out that leadership with vision would exceedingly transfer
the nation were age failed. He used the occasion to appoint Comrade Samuel
Godstime SSA on Youths and Students affairs.