The leadership tussle in the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Delta State chapter between Comrade Kinsley Idisi and Comrade Kenneth Okolie has been resolved by the Honourable Commissioner for Youth Development in Delta State, Comrade Isaac Agbateyiniro.
In a meeting on Wednesday, by the Honourable Commissioner with the stakeholders of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in Asaba, Delta State capital, the Honourable Commissioner said it has become necessary and urgent to resolve all crises in the council to enable the group enjoy the dividends of the M.O.R.E. agenda.
While thanking Barr. Kinsley Idisi for accepting the outcome of the meeting and accepting Comr. Kenneth Okolie as chairman of the council, the Honourable Commissioner said Idisi’s generosity and kindness in accepting to drop all matters in court shows the leadership quality in him.
According to the Honourable Commissioner, “The essence of this meeting is to reconcile the factional crises that we were told has been there for over six years within the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Delta State chapter.
“If such crisis of factional challenges is not resolved, it will be difficult for members of this organisation to enjoy the dividends of the M.O.R.E. agenda of our principal.
“Do not forget the fact that the M.O.R.E. agenda has a lot for the youths of Delta State and no matter how good a seed maybe, if it is not planted on a fertile ground, it will be difficult for that seed to germinate.
“We don’t want a situation where the dividends of the M.O.R.E. agenda of our principal, His Excellency, RT Hon (Elder) Sheriff Oborevwori, the Executive Governor of Delta State will begin to roll out programmes, some persons by reasons of such factional challenges, will not be able to benefit from them.
“This is why we took this very bold step by reconciling all of these issues.
“We would give the credit of this reconstruction to Almighty God because by strength shall no man prevail”, the Honourable Commissioner said.
The Honourable Commissioner announced Comr. Kenneth Okolie as chairman of the council and urged the members to key into his agenda of moving the council forward.
The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Ngozi Mogbolu thanked the members for embracing peace as peace was the only way to move the council forward.
“First, I want to thank the Honourable Commissioner for the strategy he has adopted in resolving this problem.
“I want to also thank Barr Idisi for honouring the outcome of this peace accord.
“The council needs unity and this you have done today so, thank you all for making today what it is,” she said.
The chairman of the council (NYCN), Comr. Kenneth Okolie thanked the Honourable Commissioner and members of the council for making the unity meeting possible.