The President of Igala Youths Congress ( IYC), Bayelsa State chapter, Hon. (Chief) Yamusa Sunday has decribed the people of Bayelsa as peaceful and hospitable, saying that Bayelsa is like a home to us.
In a chat with our correspondent recently at the secretariat of the body, Sunday who doubles as the welfare officer of the Igala Community Development Association Bayelsa Wing, ICDA, said some of the Igala’s resident in the state have lived happily with Bayelsans and non Bayelsans alike since the creation of the state.
He expressed gratitude to God for the prevailing peace and the successes experienced in the state since the inception of the miracle administration led by Senator Duoye Diri.
The Igala High Chief who is a member of United Non indigene Association said God has blessed the Igala’s in Bayelsa State as a such they will continue to support and walk with any government whose policies and programmes are geared towards the development of the state.
He frowned at the activities of some taskforce officials at the Igbogene entrance of the state whose hostile actions are capable of scaring away investors and called on the relevant authorities to check the excesses of these officials who are bent on painting the state in bad light.
The President poured ecomium on the examplary leadership style of Senator Douye Diri in handling the affairs of the state while also commending His Excellency for the unusual feat in infrastructural development and urban renewal especially the Etegwe/ Edepie roundabout, AIT- Igbogene road, The Gloryland Drive and the Yenagoa-Oporoma road as well as the peace and security enjoyed in the state are a testament of His Excellency’s proactiveness and statemanship.
The IYC President used the medium to advised youths to eschew negative vices that are detrimental to their future and urged them to sustain the prevailing peace in the state.
He harped on the need for the youths to take up skills to enable them to be productive and self reliant instead of idling away as according to him the idle mind is the devil’s workshop.
The IYC/ICDA is an Igala Ethnic Association Worldwide with IYC as its youths wing led by Hon. Chief Yamusa Sunday, it members are in different fields of endeavour such as the academia, uniform services, entrepreneurs as well as business.