BY EMMANUEL MGBEAHURUIKE, Owerri
A group of youths under the aegis Coalition of Ideato Youth Leaders have showered encomium on Prince Ezeakonobi Madumere, the deputy governor of Imo State, describing him as a great man of integrity and humility, whose unflinching support has in no little way given the governor Rochas Okorocha led administration the needed stability to achieve developmental strides in the state.
The group led by Comrade Philip Amagba made the commendation when they paid a solidarity visit at his country home in Lake Malinda, Achi-Mbieri in Mbaitoli local government area of Imo State.
The leader of the group, Mr. Amagba who is the Chairman of the coalition and All Progressives Congress (APC) Orlu zone, stressed that the purpose of their visit was simply to pledge their loyalty and solidarity to the deputy governor.
The youths described their relationship with the deputy governor, as a worthy age long relationship of great lessons in ideal human relations.
His words: “Your Excellency, it is not because you are now the Deputy Governor of Imo State. We have known you for a very long time now. Your relationship with our brother, and by extension the people of Ideato nation, which has spanned over two decades is such that is rare to find. You are a good man whose integrity, humility and loyalty have never been doubted even in the most trying moments. We want to thank you for your support to the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha.
In the same vein, Obioha Ikechukwu also eulogized Prince Madumere for his strength of character. He added that the deputy governor’s humane and simple lifestyle have remained a model to youths. He assured Prince Madumere of their loyalty and support in any of his future endeavours.
In his comment, Prince Ebere Obiukwu highlighted that they are elated at Prince Madumere’s consistency of character. His words: “For us, Madumere is a model leader who is unassuming, humble, loyal, astute administrator and a very competent leader. We are here in unison to express our happiness for your obstinate cordial relationship with Governor Okorocha. This singular rare effort of Your Excellency has created a stabilized conducive environment for our Governor to be focused in the task of governance.
Responding to the accolades from the youth leaders, Prince Madumere described the visit as an emotional one.
“I am emotionally moved by this visit. It is remarkable and will remain ever green in my memory because you did not only come to see me, we worshipped together at the Chapel, we prayed together and I believe that God must have pre-ordained this visit;” he enthused.