By David Onwuchekwa, Nnewi
Anyibuofu Age Grade in Nnobi, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State has revealed its plan to promote sports in the state with the proposal to build a sports complex worth N50 million. It is also set up for a new safety net.
The general president of the age grade, Asi Hyacinth Okeke, revealed this during the organization’s 25th anniversary at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, Nnobi.
He said that the age grade would run the projects as a surprise package for the Nnobi people.
“Our passionate desire is to write our names in the marble of international success. This is our passionate dream and we would like it to come true.
The age grade took advantage of the occasion to inaugurate its branches in Aba and Port Harcourt on the occasion of the silver jubilee.
In his remarks, Nnobi Walfare Organization President General Dominic Okpala Esquire congratulated the age grade on its 25th anniversary.
He, however, tasked the leadership with presenting a finished project that could be identified with the age grade. He told them that a 25-year-old human being was already an adult.
The Nnobi PG denounced the increase in insecurity in the community and called on residents to come together to change the narrative.
“We have a great duty to change the narrative. Enough of the insecurity. It didn’t start with my administration, we inherited it. we met him.
“But in a matter of weeks, it will come to an end. Some of us hide under the challenge of insecurity to refuse to return home. We need to unite to fight against insecurity. Let’s do something about it. Thanks
“My honest opinion is that the security challenge is enormous. The government is doing a lot, but because of the enormity it seems, the government isn’t doing much.
The biggest challenge for an Igbomano is not to report what he sees. Say something, if you see something,” the PG said.
The president at the time, chief Chidi Ezenyi, made a further appeal to the Nnobi PG to step up measures to track down what he described as violent thugs in Nnobi.
He cited recent activities by the goons where they shot two people at different points in Nnobi.
Still on insecurity, Dr. Pat Mbanefo said the government was doing all it could but advocated for more youth involvement in the fight against insecurity.
He pointed out that young people from all communities knew who is who and could easily identify the rotten eggs in society.
Later, the old grade released their booklet and music album to commemorate the anniversary.
One of the age grade’s key leaders and head of public relations for the group, Chief Chizoba Okafor, said the age grade is prepared to make its presence felt in Nnobi.
Chief Okafor, who is also running for the Anambra State House of Assembly, Idemili South constituency under the Social Democratic Party (SDP), said the proposed N50 million sports complex and other things were well thought out projects. of the age.