A sociocultural group in Kogi State, Igbo Youths Congress (IYC) has inaugurated the eight executive officers to run the affairs of the association for the next four years.

The inauguration which was held in Lokoja gave opportunity for members of all categories to come together in unity and pledge to uphold the ideals of the organisation, Tribune reports.



The newly-inaugurated President, Igbo Youth Congress (IYC),  Chief Iweha Onyedikachi Empire,  expressed  appreciation to the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello for showing genuine love for the Igbo community residing in the state.

 

“We are grateful to the governor for being a detribalised governor. He has made Kogi State home away from home for the Igbo community. He even made the venue of Muhamadu Buhari Square available to us free of charge.”

 

The union’s president appealed to the governor, to look into the tax system with a view to reviewing it downward for ease of doing business in the state.



He also appreciated the governor for making security of lives and property a top priority noting that “no business can thrive in an atmosphere of insecurity.

 

Empire assured the governor of his organisation’s support and loyalty to his government.

 

Reacting to his new position, Empire promised to make unification of all members resident in the state cardinal principle on which his administration would operate in the next four years, adding that he and his team would steer the affairs of the Igbo Youth Congress.

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