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House of Assembly member representing the people of Owerri North State Constituency in the Imo State Legislature, Honourable Philip Ejiogu has been commended for genuine show of love and concern towards the affairs of the youths.
Ejiogu was given a thumbs up during the week as he joined other numerous youths across Imo State, Owerri capital city, to protest against police brutality, bad government, extortion and harassment by men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS.
The youthful lawmaker was spotted with other youths around the Warehouse junction with a placard, registering his displeasure over incessant attacks on the youths.
Some of the ‘ENDSARS’ protesters who spoke to newsmen condemned the increasing rate of brutality meted on the innocent souls.
While calling for an end to the operations of SARS and bad governance, they commended Philip Ejiogu for being a worthy youth Ambassador” even as a Lawmaker.
Mr Kelechi Okereke from Oru West LGA confirmed that since the inception of the present 9th House of Assembly, he has watched things from the House, Philip Ejiogu has remain exceptional.
Another person from Owerri West LGA, Emeka Njoku opined that it takes outstanding youths in positions of authority and power to have such courage to condemn bad governance and infringement on people’s rights, hence, urged other government functionaries, to borrow a leaf from Philip Ejiogu who has shown competence in all ramifications.
Also, the House of Assembly Committee Chairman on Education in his own part called on government, both the Federal and State levels to heed to the demands of the youths for the utmost peace required.
Ejiogu retorted that a country without youths will go nowhere, as they are the greatest asset a country can boast of.
He condemned the massacre of the protesters nationwide, attributing it as a huge act of rascality on the part of higher authorities and some unrepentant security operatives.
Hon Ejiogu however charged the youths never to take laws into their hands, but follow things in a morally and legal means it has been.
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