Thursday, 21 May 2020

Inspiring: C'River Lawmaker goes motivational, says "The essence of my existence is to add value to humanity"

Ukorebi Esien | 21st May, 2020

A lawmaker and Leader of the 9th Cross River State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Peter Odey seems to have wakened his sense of motivation and humanity keeping politics aside as he went motivational to inspire his constituets with thought provoking words, even as the world battles with the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic. 

Odey who seems to have a cordial relationship with his constituents and power brokers in the state (The Governor's and Abuja camp) took to his Facebook timeline to state some obvious truth about his person and ideologies. 

The post which has since gained traffic had the handsome lawmaker saying that he is alive to give a helping hands to people and stand as a unifier between the weak and the strong in his constituency. 

The eloquent lawmaker revealed that the force behind his actions is the desire to raise a new breed leaders from generation next who will go beyond the ordinary to the extraordinary to add value to all irrespective of political affiliations. 

The motivational post going viral on social media reads in part; 

"One of my driving forces in life, is to mentor the next generation. A time has come where we must go from the norm to the extraordinary. Add value , and be a blessing to all those who come in contact with us irrespective of class, status or political affiliation."

"The main essence for my existence is to give a helping hand to others. To stand as a unifier between the weak and the poor, the old and young, rich and the downtrodden in Ogoja, Cross River and anywhere I find myself." Odey stated

Odey, went ahead to advise his constituents t be visionary, focused and make use of every opportunity life brings their way while they prepare to take up responsibilities. 

"My advice to young people is simple, think deep, have a vision, purpose, aspire to be great, seek mentorship, and make do of every opportunity that life brings to your table. Above all, be prepared to take up responsibilities." He concluded.

Odey is one of the few blessed politicians in Cross River state who never cease to acknowledge God as their source of inspiration and aspiration. A young man who is loved by all and a friend to all. 

Information reaching our newsroom has it that plans are on top gear to assist his constituents go through this trying times COVID-19 has brought on the world. 

According to grape vine sources, the young politician who according to many is a rare breed may have the blessings of the leader of the party and his constituents to represent them at the green chambers come 2023. A source who has refused to be quoted said "The young man has not been a disappointmet to us, he has demonstrated majority and humanity coupled with willingness to serve us, so we wouldnt mind giving him bigger platforms of service."