Group sets agenda for next Anambra governor
As the countdown to the search for the successor to the incumbent governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano, kicks off, a non-governmental organidation (NGO) has set out qualities and agenda for the next governor of the state.
The group under the aegis of Dikeorah Mandate Group said their emergence was propelled by the need to ensure that only the best and committed choice would be picked.
Addressing journalists in Awka shortly after their inauguration, the chairman of the group’s Board of Trustees (BoT), Chief Morris Ebo said they are non-political group committed to a sustained mass sensitisation of Anambra citizens towards choosing a performer as the next governor of the state.
“Our main focus is to drastically reduce the prevailing widespread poverty ratio, unemployment, and to massively empower the youths and women within the 21 councils of the state irrespective of gender, political or religious leaning.”
On specific areas and tools of achieving these objectives, Chief Ebo, said he’s an agriculture and finance expert whose records of solid achievements extended beyond Anambra to Abuja, Abia, Ebonyi, Enugu, Rivers and Edo states.
He said he had used his know-how and contacts to teach and empower more than 2000 youths of these states.
He said the group would distribute hairdressing/barbing salon equipment, sewing machines, electric and manual grinders, commuter buses, tricycles, motorcycles, photocopiers and other poverty alleviating tools to deserving citizens to enable them sustain and take care of their families.
Ebo noted that other measures to be deployed in the support of the masses include scholarship schemes, skill acquisition schemes, revolving loans, widowhood support to orphans and indigent students up to university levels.
He said they were mindful of the excruciating hardship being experienced by citizens and are out to render assistance to cushion it, while spreading the message of choosing a selfless citizen as the next governor of the state.