The Delta State Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN led by the Deputy Chairman Delta State Youth Leaders Stakeholders Forum, Comrade Wilson Ekhioya said the Nation’s Independence ceremony was worth celebrating as it reminds Nigerians of the progress made as a people.
Comrade Ekhioya who however noted that the expectations of citizens of the country are yet to be met, urged the youths not to loose focus but to continue to pray for the country.
The NYCN Delta State Leader commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for releasing subvention to the NYCN but appealed to the Governor to investigate how the money was being spent.
Also speaking, immediate past Delta State Chairman of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Comrade Hope George admonished youths in the State to take advantage of the numerous skill empowerment programmes to develop themselves.
Comrade Hope George who is the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Okowa on Political Affairs described the National Youth Council of Nigeria as an integral part of the Nations Democracy.
The NYCN leaders called the present Delta State Leadership of the Council to remain committed to the visions of the Council to achieve greatness.
Members of the Delta South Senatorial District of the National Youth Council of Nigeria where present during the event.