A coalition of youths in Yagba Mopa Amuro Federal constituency popularly called the “Integrity Group” is calling on the former Managing Director of Media Trust Limited, Publishers of Daily Trust Newspaper, Alhaji Isiaq Ajibola to join the race for 2019 for the position of House of Representatives coming from their constituency.
In a Statement made available to urban Express-news Online, said the upcoming youth is with the sole aim of promoting ethical standards in the polity, youth participation and bringing democratic dividends closer to his people. The group made a passionate plea at the weekend in other to see how their choice of candidate in the person of Ajibola approves their proposals.
“Our membership cuts across the three local governments that made up the required constituency for the choice of our candidate making it more acceptable and efficient”.
The statement said the thrust of these is to identify youths and people with common objectives of bringing the desired development to Yagba land.
“The group has over the years observed that the level of decay and neglect occasioned by poor and selfish representation in the past has to end” stressing that it is a shame that our communities remain worse before the advent of this current democratic dispensation”
“we can no longer fold our arms and adopt the “siddon look” approach and allow selfish and visionless politicians continue to exploit our silence.”The time has come for us act”. “The time has come for us to improve the quality of our representation at all levels”, the time has come for us to participate in deciding our future and ensuring that we have visionary, selfless and honest leaders who can improve out lots and better the lives of our people”
On the choice of Ajibola, the statement said there is the need to call on him to represent the constituency as the situation warrants his style of leadership”. “A careful scanning of notable leaders of that constituency leave us with no choice other the person of Isiaq Ajibola who indeed had in its record to have nurtured a media company from nothing to one of the largest newspaper in Nigeria”
“He antecedents in the community and human Development is unmatched as a person, the “integrity group” identify with his personality, honesty, diligent and selflessness and philanthropic activities”, particularly the youths”. He is a manager per-excellence and nationally recognized media executive the youth group added”
The group further advice all youths in the constituency to be wise and refuse vehemently the temptation to sell their rights to quality representation adding that exercising their right to vote a credible candidate would determine their future.