Arewa Youth under the auspices of Arewa Youth for Development and National Unity (AYDNU) has endorsed the Candidature of Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel Of Akwa Ibom state to be the next President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
ADYNU, a pan- Northern progressive youth organisation with focus on leadership and development of democracy in Nigeria said, after putting all the aspirants on same performance evaluation tests and without prejudice to their constitutionally guaranteed right to aspire for the office of the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, they come to realized that Dr. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel is the most qualified.
The group in a statement signed by the Director of strategic communications, Muhammad Isah Imam said their total supports for him to bring to the National level his uncommon courage and competence in delivering dividends of democracy, especially in areas of wealth creation and youth empowerment.
According to the group, “Pursuant to the resolutions reached at the end of its delegates conference held in Sokoto on 10th, February, 2022 in the build up of its activities towards the 2023 general elections, the AYDNU resolves to shun all forms of sentiments and trivialities in its quest for genuine leadership for the country.
“It beams its searchlight and mobilizes support for competent persons based on track records of performance, for elective offices at all levels in order to guard against the mistakes of 2015 and 2019 with disastrous consequences on the Northern region in particular and the Nation at large. Peace and security which are basic conditions for a secured and prosperous future has become a major challenge in the country.
“Deacon Udom Gabriel Emmanuel have shown purposeful leadership by opening opportunities to his people through establishment of viable industries, such as the largest syringe manufacturing company in African, flour mills, metering company, Ibom Air and coconut refining company, among others that currently provide employment to the teeming youths of Akwa Ibom state.
“His outstanding leadership quality of putting the people first in all his official engagements has not only made Akwai Ibom State economically stable but the most peaceful state in Nigeria
“We are convinced that if he can give peace and security to the people of Akwa Ibom, he can replicate same at the federal level. We find him to be a man of proven integrity, good character, competent and experienced.
“Consequently, the AYNDU hereby endorsed GOV UDOM as our presidential Aspirant even as we urge delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to do the needful on the convention day and return His Excellency Dr Udom Emmanuel as the presidential candidate of the PDP for 2023 general elections”, the group said