Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has appointed the National Vice President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Chidi Ilogebe and former Vice President of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Comrade Ogechukwu Nnamene, as Special Assistants on Students and Youth Affairs, respectively.
The appointments were sequel to a meeting between the governor and coalition of youths and students’ leaders in the state, and the need to fill the vacancy created as a result of the resignation of the former SA to the Governor on Youth Affairs, Hon. Emeka Asogwa, who is contesting for the Nsukka/IgboEze South Federal Constituency seat.
Ugwuanyi, who considered the duo for the appointments after the coalition unanimously nominated them, directed the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. G.O.C Ajah, to issue them appointment letters with immediate effect, noting that the decision was in keeping with the vision to accommodate more young persons in the governance of the state.
The enthusiastic students and youths, through the state Chairman of NYCN, Comrade Paschal Ugwu, commended Gov. Ugwuanyi for his benevolence and commitment to their welfare as well as his administration’s impactful leadership and reiterated their earlier stance on his endorsement for a second term in office, reassuring him that they will mobilise massively and vote for him during the election.