The Coalition of Ikeja Youths have announced plans for a 100,000 youths walk in support of the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Ikeja Federal Constituency Representative at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. James Abiodun Faleke.
The plan was announced during a world Press Conference held at the Onigbongbo LCDA Secretariat hall on Monday 1st, August
The fitness walk scheduled to hold on Saturday 27th, August is expected to mobilize and sensitize Ikeja youths in a build up towards 2023 elections while also gathering support for Tinubu whose political constituent is Ikeja as well as the top ranking Member House of Representatives for the Ikeja Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon James Abiodun Faleke with his novel achievements of empowerment programs.
Organizers of the event led by Mr Olalekan Oni, Hon Francis Nkwo, Hon Folu Omotosho and others emphasized the need to encourage the youths to support the two candidates who have brought notable improvements to the lives of the people of Ikeja Federal Constituency.
Mr. Oni who is the spokesperson for the youth group, enumerated on Tinubu’s involvement of youths in his cabinet and decision making when he was governor of Lagos State.
He stated that Tinubu involved youths in his cabinet, mentioning notably names like Segun Dawodu, Raji Fashola, Muiz Banire and current governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
In the same vein, Hon. Khadija Yusuf also a member of the Coalition, highlighted the various empowerment programmes embarked upon by Hon James Abiodun Faleke in the attempt at alleviating the suffering of the youths in Ikeja Federal constituency thereby making them self-reliant and economically independent.
The 100,000 Youth March will take off from Ikeja Under bridge/Awolowo Way, through Kudirat Abiola way Oregun to end at Omole.
According to the organizers, all security, medicals and logisics have been put in place so as to take care of the participants.
Also at the meeting, a-minute silence was observed in honour of Late Chief Mrs Kemi Nelson, who was the Apex leader of APC in Ikeja.