Honourable Member Representing the young people of Nasarawa South Senatorial District in the Nigerian Youth Parliament (NYP) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ibrahim Kabiru Dallah, congratulated Rt. Hon. Luke Onofiok over his election as the Speaker at the just-concluded Akwa Ibom State Houses of Assembly elections.
In a statement issued in Lafia on Tuesday by the leader of the Nasarawa Youth in the Nigerian Youth Parliament, Hon. Ibrahim Kabiru Dallah said, the victory of Luke came at a time when Nigerian youths are in need of good governance and ready to take over the leadership of Nigeria.
The youth leader said the victory amounts to “leaving total darkness in Akwa Ibom State for light, saying, “This is a long awaited victory the teeming Nigerian Youth were waiting for, especially those of the Nigerian Youth Parliament extractions, in fact, this is not only a victory for the people of Akwa Ibom State but victory of the Nigerian young people.” the statement said.
Before his emergence as the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Luke Onofiok was the former SUG President, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and the pioneer Speaker of the Nigerian Youth Parliament (NYP).
“As a matter of fact, I want to on behalf of the three representatives of Nasarawa State in the Nigerian Youth Parliament congratulates and urge Rt. Hon. Luke to consolidate on his past records of achievements in order to improve the lives of the old and young people of the Akwa Ibom State and beyond.” the statement added.
Hon. Dallah assured the Rt. Hon. Luke Onofiok of the commitment of the Nigerian Youth Parliament to support his administration and urged him to initiate good policies that would promote peace and unity among the young people of Akwa Ibom State.