By David Nsa
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Cross River State Chapter has inaugurated her Local Government Exco for the 18 Councils in the State.
The ceremony which took place at Marian Hotel Calabar, saw youths from the Eighteen LGA’s of the State converge to witness the event.
In his welcome remark, the Central Planning Committee Chairman, Maurice Nkong lauded those inaugurated and encouraged them not to relent efforts in effectively representing the youths in their LGA.
“I thank you all for your support during the last election, and to let you know that we (youths), have remain backwards because we refuse to fight. We must learn how to fight for our rights.
“We must know that what becomes of our generation rest in our hands as young people, I also know that in the course for greatness we have to step on some toes, but what remain important is family, you hit your brother with one hand, you call him with the other”. He said.
Also, the State Chairman of NYCN, Prince Ndiyo Ndiyo charged the newly elected Executives to lead by example.
He commended the efforts of the Chairman Planning Committee, and everyone who had sacrificed to ensure the success of the election.
“Congratulations to all those that have won, and those that lost; one thing is sure that by the next election those that win and lose will all win again”.
Highlights of the ceremony was presentation of certificates of return to newly inaugurated Executive Council Members of the 18 LGAs of the State.
Full list of Local Government Chairmen Inaugurated:
Obudu: Abua Stafford, Yala: Okayi Abraham Igelle, Ikom: Ojong Collins Etta, Obubra: Eno David Icheni, Abi: Elemi Esege, Biase: Amang Amang Inyang, Calabar Municipal: Iwatt Okonsa Inyang, Calabar South: Ita Effanga Effiong, Akpabuyo: Ekpo Tete, Akamkpa: Ndifon J. Njah and Bakassi: Etim Asuquo Nyong
Others are Ogoja: Aju Godwin, Yakurr: Ofem Pres Ubi, Etung: John B. Ogar, Bekwarra: Olufu Peter, Odukpani: Edet Asuquo Essien, Obanliku: Akah Pius and Boki: Bankong Paul Mgbung.
Some pictures from the event;
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