By Amuche Agbo
The Special Aide to the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Comrade Ekene Nwokoro has distributed phantoms of Wrapper, Cash gifts among others to the indigent Widows and less privileged people of Izzi East Constituency in Izzi Local Government Area, Ebonyi State.
He made the distribution during a meeting with youths of the constituency under the auspices of Ekeson Youth Movement, EYM,
at his Country home, Obegu-Onwenwiya in Ugbalukwu Community to ameliorate the sufferings of the people.
He said he was motivated to assist the people owing to their suffering in the society and enumerated many things he has done to the people including rendering of financial assistants to the needy, offsetting of hospital bills, construction of roads and bridges among others within and outside the constituency and expressed his avowed commitment and determination to continue assisting them for a better society.
Nwokoro further said that his celebration with the less privileged ones, friends and well-wishers has become an annual event but was not usually on media space, and should not be seen as politically motivated.
According to him “This is what I do every year, I do it annually, I do it routinely, in fact, at any point in time I deem fit, because I cherish being philanthropist. Extending philanthropic gesture is one of my watch words, it’s not an induced philanthropic passion, but I do it out of my personal volition to help humanity,” Comrade Nwokoro added
During the event, group under the auspices of Ekeson Youths Movement (EYM) had endorsed Nwokoro as a preferred candidate to represent them in the Consistency come 2023.
While speaking on the endorsement, the National President of the group, Comrade Amaechi Okalibe expressed their readiness to rally round for Nwokoro’s victory in 2023, asking him to consider their call to go and represent them in the State House of Assembly or other exalted position following his track records in building human capitals.
Okalibe further said, “it is understood that the seat of Izzi Constituency is owned by Ndieze, Igbeagu and Ugbalukwu Communities, but if zoning system stands, it is the turn of Mgbalukwu to produce the candidate to represent us in 2023 since the two other communities have taken their rations.”
“Again, we have been searching for such a competent hand with humane character who can occupy the seat of Izzi East in the State House of Assembly in 2023, and at last, the uction fell on Comrade Ekene Nwokoro, the man of the people.
“Considering how Ekene Nwokoro has touched many lives positively, he deserves more than this, because he can comfortably represent us in the National Assembly, House of Representatives to be precise.
“Just last week, the young man gave Federal jobs to over 25 people. In fact, in terms of securing jobs for people, he is the best in Ebonyi State. I must tell you that between 2019 till date, Ekene Nwokoro has secured over 1,000 Federal jobs for our people and beyond. He offsets hospital bills of many patients in different hospitals. He attracted many projects in our state. He is detribalised and God fearing youth, with amazing leadership qualities.
“We plead him to come home to contest any elective position, at least to occupy the seat of Izzi East State Constituency, because, we are very proud of him.
“Today, he celebrated with indigent women, less privileged ones, friends and well-wishers, shared cash gifts, many phathoms of wrapper, other items and this has been his life style – touching lives in mega style.”
Also speaking, the Coordinator of the group at Mgbalukwu Ward, Amaechi Mbam, described Comrade Nwokoro as a young man whose passion for human development is equal to none in the area.
He said Nwokoro has been embarking on road network development, built different amenities in the community including Skill Acquisition Centre and also assist people with funds, noting that “chateriable life is embedded in him right from childhood.”
Other speakers including Clement Nwankwuda, Friday Nwifuru, Sunday Nwadugo, Felicia Agu, Obioma Okeye and numerous others commended Nwokoro’s humanitarian services, urging him to consider their calling to contest the 2023 election, starting from the State House of Assembly.
Many members of the group in demonstration of their love for the Movement and its success, pledged to swing into action in carrying out sensitization on continuous voter registration in their various communities to ensure their preferable candidates are returned victoriously in 2023. Some of them carried flies bearing logo of All Progressives Congress, APC, with the picture of the Osinbajo’s Aide and inscriptions such as “Ekeson Youth Movement 2023,” “Nye Anyi Ekene 2023 (Give us Ekene in 2023),” which was powered by Ede Blessing Igboji.
Responding on the endorsement, Ekene Nwokoro appreciated his people for their calling and promised to do all within his reach to make them proud, if at the due time, God perfects their wish.
He also promised to consolidate what he been doing over the years and prayed that 2022 should be better than 2021, stressing that, “my people’s call is an assignment to be accomplished by God’s grace” he concluded