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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Ogun APC Youths Fete 500 Needy Members, Dispel Rumours Of Division



From Ayobami Ife, 
Abeokuta

The youth wing of the Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress(APC) on Wednesday fete over 500 needy members with food items, cash and electrical appliances.

Items given out to the beneficiaries during the empowerment at the party's state Secretariat on M.K.O. Abiola way, Abeokuta, the state capital included fans, mobile phones, clothing materials, food items among others.

The State Coordinator of the APC Youths and Principal Convener of the programme, Aroboto Rasheed, said it was an avenue to support the needy among members and complement efforts of Governor Dapo Abiodun - led administration in making life better for the people.

"The youth in the state are determined to support the governor and the government of the day to make him succeed throughout the period of his administering the affairs of the state," Aroboto said.

He dispelled rumours of bickering or disunity within Ogun APC youths, stressing that they have always been working in harmony.

"It is possible that we have groups within the party. Definitely in politics there will be grouping and all the groups will be working for the progress of the party which is APC. But at the end of the day, we will always come together to work for the progress of the party because we have a  common goal," he said. 

Also speaking, the Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Students' Affairs, Adeyemi Azeez, said the empowerment is a demonstration of the Youths' resolve to help Governor Abiodun succeed in the state.

"It is no longer news that the government of Prince Dapo Abiodun has resolved to alleviate the suffering of the masses and as well raise the hope of the youths. The youths have however, found it expedient to join hands with the present administration in Ogun towards assisting the government to give back to the society". 

"This is one the programs structured to compliment efforts of the state government, by giving back to the youths in our own little way. We are of the strong conviction that once we invest in the youths, we are indirectly securing the future of the country. So we have to continually engage ourselves productively and progressively.

"We tasked our selves to come up with  with the empowerment programme. With the cooperation and assistance of other members of the youth wing,  we sourced the money for it from among ourselves. We got the money by tasking ourselves, philanthropist and other party faithful and others. No fewer than 500 people  benefited from the gestures such as clothing materials and cash gift". 

Adeyemi enjoined the youths to shun vices and work for peace, stressing that is the way to ensure progress and development in the state.

The state Coordinator of Arewa Community, Prince Hadi Sanni lauded the Governor for creating enabling environment for the youths to wake up the creative energies in them.

He said: "We really appreciate him for bringing quality initiative program. We also want to appreciate him for the leadership of the party in the state led chief Yemi Sanusi and other members of the state excos for carrying us along in the activities of the party in the state.

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