Interest fee

Young people raise more than $30 million for lawmaker’s gubernatorial nomination fee

From Chijioke Agwu, Abakaliki

Ahead of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial primary election in Ebonyi State, the state’s youth under the Ebonyi Youths Vanguard (EYV) announced their intention to buy the nomination Governorship and the Expression of Interest Form for one of the Governorships. midshipmen in the state, Chief Chris Usulor.

EYV said that more than twenty-one million naira had been collected for the purpose by the members of the group across the 171 wards in the state.

So the youths told the aspirant who is also the legislator representing Ezza South Constituency in the Ebonyi State Assembly, not to worry about using his funds to purchase the forms.

EYV President, Comrade Ugbala Dorstan, at a press conference in Abakaliki on Monday, said young people across the state have serious confidence in the legislator’s ability to have a greater impact if he was elected governor in 2023.

He said the state’s youth, regardless of political divides, were united in their resolve to support the lawmaker to secure his victory in 2023.

He added that they will do everything possible to ensure that he becomes Governor of Ebonyi State in 2023.

Comrade Dorstan further praised the hopeful Governor for his conduct in the House, saying he has demonstrated beyond reasonable doubt that he possesses the character, maturity and concentration needed to lead the state to prosperity and greatness from 2023.

He called on all state gubernatorial candidates to abandon their ambitions and support the legislature in the overall interests of the state.

“Gentlemen of the press, it is my pleasure to welcome you to this press conference.

“The purpose of this press conference is to reaffirm once again our determination to continue to work for the unity of peace and the progress of our dear State of Ebonyi. And the best way to do that is to get the right person to become governor of that state in 2023.

“To this end, we have decided to support a dynamic, energetic and visionary youth in the person of Rt.Hon. Chris Usulor (Afiaoma) to become the next Governor of Ebonyi State. We believe that the Honorable Usulor is the ideal man to lead this state to the prosperity and greatness long envisioned by our founding fathers.

“We will commit all resources within our reach to ensure his victory in 2023. We will start by clearing his nomination and expression of interest form. We have raised over 30 million naira for this purpose. And we take this opportunity to urge him to focus his attention on other things regarding the upcoming primary election,” he said.