The President of the Gbaramatu Youth Council (GYC) Worldwide, Comrade Shadrach Ebikeme, has called for a general meeting to initiate the electoral process within the organization. This announcement follows recent discussions and concerns raised regarding the tenure of the current leadership.
The general meeting is scheduled to take place in Kokodiagbene community on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. This meeting will mark the beginning of the electoral process for selecting new leaders for the Gbaramatu Youth Council.
Ebikeme emphasized the organization’s commitment to transparency, accountability, and adherence to democratic principles. He believes that a fresh election will ensure that the leadership genuinely reflects the wishes of the people, with a focus on unity and continued progress.
Read full press statement below:
PRESS STATEMENT BY COMRADE SHADRACH ONITSHA EBIKEME, PRESIDENT, GBARAMATU YOUTH COUNCIL
CALL FOR GENERAL MEETING TO KICKSTART ELECTORAL PROCESS IN THE GARAMATU YOUTH COUNCIL
Dear Gbaramatu Youths and Concerned Stakeholders,
I hope this message reaches you in good health and with a clear understanding of our shared responsibilities as members of the Gbaramatu Youth Council (GYC) Worldwide.
As we move forward together, I want to take this opportunity to address a matter of great importance that concerns all of us. Our organization, the GYC, has been a beacon of hope and a vehicle for the advancement of our beloved Gbaramatu Kingdom. It has played a vital role in the development and empowerment of our youths.
Recently, there have been discussions and concerns raised regarding the tenure of our current leadership, which I, as the President of GYC, consider both valid and legitimate. I believe in open dialogue, inclusivity, and respecting the views of our stakeholders. As a leader committed to the well-being of our kingdom, I value your concerns and interests.
In light of the ongoing discussions, I hereby announce my decision to convene a general meeting in Kokodiagbene community on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, which will give birth to the electoral process for the Gbaramatu Youth Council. This decision aligns with our unwavering commitment to transparency, accountability, and adherence to democratic principles.
It is my firm belief that this process will afford us the opportunity to reassert our dedication to the values and aspirations of our dear kingdom. A fresh election will ensure that our leadership genuinely reflects the wishes of our people, emphasizing unity and continued progress.
I earnestly call upon the youth of Gbaramatu Kingdom to maintain peace and harmony during this transition. Let us come together as a united front, to discuss our future collectively and select leaders who will remain steadfast in the pursuit of our kingdom’s development.
We, as a people, are known for our resilience, unity, and strong cultural heritage. By working together, we will uphold these noble traditions and create a brighter tomorrow for our beloved Gbaramatu Kingdom.
In the coming days, further information about the general meeting will be provided. I urge all stakeholders, community leaders, and youths to actively participate and support this initiative.
Together, we shall chart a new course that aligns with the desires and interests of our people. May our shared efforts lead to a stronger, more prosperous Gbaramatu Kingdom.
Thank you for your attention.
Comrade Shadrach Onitsha Ebikeme
President, Gbaramatu Youth Council, Worldwide