Imperative for youth in emerging leadership calculation


By Ejike Onuogu

As the Anambra State election of November 6, 2021 approaches, youth empowerment must be our mantra and imperative; and must re-define our body polity if we must take our beloved State to a new level of global competitiveness. The people of this state, like their Brethren in the Sister states of Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo and Abia have a shared heritage and history.

Their journey over time has been captured in the reflections of Elizabeth Kubler Ross, when she said “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths.”

Since the end of the civil war, the Igbo nation has struggled to formulate a cohesive bargaining chip formatted and championed by unadulterated representation with a nationalist vista. The failure to bridge the gap between the old and the new explains why our current ambassadors have not projected the unified agenda of our pre-colonial…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper