Youths ban political gatherings in Enugu community over deplorable access road

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Eha-Alumona youths Association has called on Enugu state government to immediately declare a state of emergency on the Eha-ulo, Eha-Etiti, Eha-ndiagu ,Mbu road.

The youths said the call for a state of emergency became necessary following the total collapse of a section of Eha-ulo, Eha-ndiagu, Mbu, Agu-Umabor and Umabor Ring-road,

In a communique issued after it general meeting on Saturday, the youth group also declared that all political campaigns, rallies and gatherings for meetings or any of its kind are banned in Eha-Alumona town until Eha-ndiagu road is fixed by Enugu state government.

It said that N50,000 fine shall be imposed on any Eha-Alumonite(Male or Female) seen or believed to be participating in politics and politicking within the period that the said intervention has not been carried out,

The youths also declared that “Eha-Alumona youths shall speak with one voice come 2023 and at the appropriate time the association will take a stance on who to vote for come 2023 general election”.

“That police harassment and brutality in our town shall hencefort be seen as declaration of war on our town and shall be resisted with the last drop of our blood.

” That individuals and groups dubiously hiding under the umbrella of Eha-Alumona town to gain favour from the state government at the expense of our collective walfare should henceforth cease from such act.

“Eha-Alumona youths have resolved to enforce the above decisions within the ambits of the law.

“In view of the obvious total neglect and abandonment of our town by successive governments, the association has resolved to ply this hard but necessary route. It should be noted that our town has never benefited from the state or federal government despite discharging our civil responsibilities creditably and been supportive of all successive governments in Enugu state.

“The association shall take further actions if necessary in reviewing this non-functional social contract”.