Wednesday, 7 March 2018

2019: Youth Volunteer Elite root for Dankwambo, says he is the Right man for Nigeria

| 7 March 2018 | Ukorebi Esien 

A Calabar based Socio-Political Youth Movement with chapters across the 36 states of the Federation has taken a stand to ensure the emergence of Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo as president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria come 2019. Thedailynewsng can affirm.

The group known as Youth Volunteers Elite took the resolution during her National Executive Council meeting held early this year. 

Coordinators from the various states present at the meeting  vowed to ensure the emergence of Dankwambo as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, come 2019.

They all pledged their commitment to mobilize votes in their various states, Local Government and Wards as well as polling units all in a bid to make sure Nigerians are liberated from the present scourge they are facing in the hands of the present government. 

As a follow up document,  the National coordinator of the group Comrade Philip Effiong  Okon shared a statement to members of the group on the group's whatsapp page. The statement which is aimed at giving members strong reasons why they should not give up their support for Alhaji Dankwambo reads in full:


Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo is the Governor of Gombe state since 2011. He was the former Accountant-General of the federation. Dankwambo is a young man (will be 56 by April 4, 2018), he is roundly experienced, exposed, and educated up to Ph.d and pass through the qualifying examination of several professional bodies including ICAN.

It was his tenure as account-general of the federation that he introduced the integrated payroll personnel information system (IPPIS), central payment of salaries of staff in all the ministries, departments and agencies using an automated system to checkmate fraud.

He was also part of the revolution in the public sector that brought E-payment system which abolished the use of cheques in the government businesses at the Federal level, because of this idea, staff, contractors and service providers now set up their accounts credited automatically through E-PAYMENT.

He facilitated Treasury house in Abuja which stand out today as a magnificent edifice in the world. As Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo revolutionised Agriculture in Gombe.

He procured over 220 tractors, give grants and loans to farmers, constructed several markets to encourage cotton farming in the state.

He turned around the fortune of education in Gombe (constructed over 1000 classrooms and recruited well over 10,000 degree and NCE graduates to teach), constructed over 3000kms roads including federal roads, constructed several hospitals and health centres and equipped them with modern health facilities.

Security is his top priority, that's why Boko Haram cannot penetrate Gombe state and the state is very peaceful. 

He is a man of excellent performance and integrity, corruption free, an achiever, a pacesetter and peacemaker. Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo is also a seasonal administrator, financial expert and economist. 

Obviously, his solid credentials and profile can speak for him in the contest for the PDP presidential ticket.

Based on his age, track records and performance as a former Account-general of the federation and as a Governor of Gombe state, THE YOUTH VOLUNTEERS ELITE, a Socio-Political Group in Nigeria has called on Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo to contest for the presidential election 2019.

Comrade Okon Effiong, the National Coordinator, Youth Volunteer Elite said, "Gov. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo is the solution to the current economy crisis in the nation. 

President Buhari told us we are out of recessions but a lot of our people are still eating from mouth to dust, we have to revive our economy and our government.

"Alhaji Dankwambo is the only economy Doctor that can heal us because of his sound financial management and economic background. 

The elders has held us down for decades now and nothing good have come out of them. "We (the youths) have given them all the chances because they lack modern ideas, skills and concept and they cannot give what they don't have that's why Nigerians are suffering. We need a youthful president and that is Dankwambo. As a Governor, he has change the face of Gombe state.

"We call on the youths never to let our elders mislead them. Go get your voters card because it takes only vote to make a difference. We also appeal to PDP governors forum and leaders to put sentiment aside and support Gov. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo because he has what it takes to bring down APC in 2019".

Lets work together to achieve a better Nigeria. Join THE YOUTH VOLUNTEERS ELITE, a Socio-Political Group in Nigeria.