L-R, Dr Mathew Nwogu, Dr. Libo Agwara (3rd left), Capt. David Mbamara (Rtd), Imo LP Chairman, Dr Ambrose Onyekwere, Dr. Enyinnaya Alaribe, State Women Leader, Lady Amaka Chiegene, Col. Mrs. Chinyere Obi (Rtd) during National Anthem

By Ukachukwu Amadi

Saturday 17th December, 2022 marked a difference in youth empowerment thanks to 

the initiative of United States-based Imo State Labour Party chieftain, Dr. Libo Agwara.

At the event tagged "Obi-Datti Youths Appreciation Day which took place at The Place Events Centre in New Owerri, capital of Imo State, Agwara who donated the three storey Agwara Plaza at 115 Wetheral Road, Owerri to the party, donated five million naira after the State Youth Leader, Comr. Chris Okorondu, appealed for assistance in his welcome address, saying, "for every nation on earth, there comes a time when it is necessary on the part of the youths to stand without fear of intimidation, but faith, hope and vision to liberate a people and chart a new course"

Harping on the need for the youths of Nigeria to stop being the leaders of tomorrow but today by taking back their country from bad leaders, Agwara called on the candidates of the party to join hands in giving the youths the needed support to realize a better Nigeria by removing bad leaders via the democratic process of electing competent leaders.

On his part, State Chairman of the party, Dr. Ambrose Onyekwere, thanked Agwara for his continued support for the party.

In an interview with pressmen shortly after the event, Agwara revealed that he is doing what he can to ensure that the presidential candidate of Labour Party, Sir Peter Obi, emerges as Nigeria's next president.

Other personalities who donated money at the event were Nze Mike Ejiogu..N2M,

Deacon Solomon Obaego...N1M,

Chief Casmir Ebubedike..N1M (for Youths and Party),

Capt. Emma Iheanacho (Rtd)..N500,000,

Anonymous Donor..N500,000, Capt. 

David Mbamara (Rtd)..N250,000, Hon. 

Joel Okere..N200,000, 

Dr. Mathew Nwogu..N100,000, Col. 

Mrs. Chinyere Obi (Rtd)..N100,000, and Chief Kingsley Achife..N100,000.

Among the personalities in attendance were the Imo LP State Secretary, Sir Fab Uwaforo-Okochi, Woman Leader, Lady Amaka Chiegene, Acting State Publicity Secretary, Comr. Alvan Opara, Media Director, Imo PCC, Comr. Salvator Amadi, member, Imo LP Media Committee, Comr. Val Igwebuike, Chairman of Imo State Labour Party/Presidential Campaign Council Strategic/Technical Committee, Barr. Kingsley Ononuju, who represented Imo State PCC Coordinator, Ochoudo Martin Agbaso, PCC member, Comr. Nkechi Igogori, and Dr. Enyinna Alaribe.



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