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Businessman, Okomitie emerges patron of South-South Movement
By Tega Uloho
Businessman and Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Delta State on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, Chief Samson Gordons Okomitie has emerged Patron of the South-South Solidarity Youth Movement, a body of progressive youths from all the states of the south-south region committed towards strengthening regional stability and development in Nigeria, with the new patron pledging to work with the youths to promote the interests of youths in politics and other realms of human endeavour.
Chief Okomitie, who holds the prestigious chieftaincy titles of Ede-Dorin of Ughelli Kingdom and Ede-Oghene of Ughievwen Kingdom, promised to leverage on his position in the Dr Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration to improve the lots of Delta youths particularly youths from Ughelli South LGA, urging the youths to step up advocacy against vices and criminal tendencies among youths in the state.
Addressing leaders of the South-South Solidarity Youth Movement, who paid him a courtesy visit at Ekakpamre, Ughelli South LGA of Delta State to present an award of excellence to him, the Ochuko R’Ighelle 1 of Urhobo land, urged the youths to shun cultism and be focused on useful ventures for them to leave legacies of a better society in the interest of all.
Chief Okomitie also pledged to partner with the youths in his ambition of being elected to represent Ughelli South in the Delta State House of Assembly by 2023, stressing that his determination and cooperation from the youths will make his ambition a reality.
Chief Okomitie eulogized Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as a youth-friendly governor, stressing that the present administration has done tremendously well in the area of youth empowerment and wealth creation through the various platforms designed by government to address the challenges of the people.
National Leader of the South-South Solidarity Youth Movement, Comrade Iruoruru Rukie Abraham, presented an award of excellence to Chief Gordons Okomitie on behalf of the group for what he described as ‘’his humanitarian and selfless service towards the development, empowerment, peace and unity of the south-south youths’’, pledging to mobilize support for his House of Assembly vision in 2023.
The youths body noted that Chief Okomitie had been a staunch supporters of the youths across all the states of the south-south and that when the time comes, ‘’youths from all over the region would converge on Ughelli South to drum support for our patron and hero’’.
The group described Chief Okomitie as a rare breed, ‘’a leader with a heart of gold, a champion of democracy and a man of enormous means and commitment towards ensuring both the youths and the aged enjoyed the dividends of democracy in all his political endeavors’’, the team leader said.