The State Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi State, Comrade Ogochukwu Elem has called on the people of Alike Ikwo in Ikwo Local Government Area of the state to embrace peace and unity as has been advocated by the state government.
Comrade Elem gave the charge while addressing the internally displaced persons from the Alike area of Ikwo Local Government Area as a result of the communal war between Ikwo and Izzi people.
Elem however donated some food items including, bags of garri, rice, cooking utensils, and cash gifts.
Elem who is also the Chief of Staff to the Member Representing Ikwo/Ezza South Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Chinedu Ogah pointed out the frantic efforts of the state government in the area of security, agriculture, health, education, infrastructure, and the holistic development of all sectors of the state and called on the youths to take advantage of the opportunities put in place by the governor to develop themselves and become contributory members of the society.
He noted that Governor Umahi has become the centre point of knowledge on the management of the security of the state and South East and called on the youths to emulate the Governor’s position as that would guarantee more development of the state.
The youth leader commended political officeholders from the area for their efforts in preventing further occurrence of the crises, noting that anyone found promoting communal war directly or indirectly would be prosecuted by the provisions of the law.