Imo Deputy Governor Madumere Harps on Positive Engagement of Youths…Celebrates 50th Birthday in Grand Style
Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has reiterated the need for a continual positive engagement of youths saying if they are lost, the future of Nigeria will be bleak.
Speaking to newsmen recently on his postulations for a better Nigeria, he said the only thing left is to re-orientate the youths as Nigeria State seem to be losing direction on what to do towards securing a better Nigeria tomorrow.
His words; ‘ if we fail to put our youths on the right path, we would be making a grave mistake. Every civilized nation has an uncompromising plans for her children. The areas that need focus are their welfare and education; what is being taught must have patriotic culture and above all what leadership is all about’.
He decried what he described as high level of monetization of conscience where most young people no longer bother about dignity, self worth, hard work, values and heroism occasioned by one’s contribution and patriotism through service to father land.
‘All we have today is ‘what- is -in- it- for-me’ thuggery, engagement in slander, criminality and other vices have taken the front seat in the polity,’ said he. He regretted the actions and inactions of some desperate politicians who have in no little way desecrated the used-to-be-nostalgic era when youths were in competition on who becomes the best in their various chosen professions.
Prince Eze Madumere who just turned 50 in the far away United State for the National Convention of his people and meetings with other Igbo community in Houston was celebrated in grand style by his people.
Back home in Owerri, the number two citizen of Imo State’s birthday was marked at the Red Cross motherless babies home, Owerri, Nigeria Prisons, Owerri, Owerri City School where he is their mentor, his staff in the deputy Governor’s office and by his community in his home town, Achi Mbieri.
In Houston, the Imo Community showered encomium on Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha and his deputy for carrying the Imolites in Diaspora along in different occasions organized to celebrate Imo Deputy Governor’s birthday. They thanked Governor Okorocha and his deputy for the opportunity granted some of them to contribute in the success story in Imo State. Those who spoke during the occasion were, HRH, Ochi Igbo Houston, Eze Obi Obichukwu, Chief Uche Okorocha, Dr. MBA Nwike, the host, Sir Emma Ezeji, Chief Obinna Abuachi and host of others.
Addressing the Igbo community in an ‘appreciation-get-together’ organized by Imo Community to honour him, Prince Madumere enumerated the giant strides of Owelle Rochas Okorocha administration. He called on the people to give their full support as such leadership, which has transformed Imo State in less than three years has proven that Imo is has indeed entered its path of realizing the Imo State of a collective dream.
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