By; ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The member representing the people of Burutu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Julius Pondi as well as the President of Ijaw Youth Council, Comrade Eric Omare on Sunday, honoured the Publisher of The Liberator, a popular Online Media Outfit, Comrade PrinceWill Yerin Binebai and his six-man executive as the outgone President,Comrade Louis Ekemiafa hands over to him as President of Burutu Community Youth Forum.
Hon. Julius Pondi in a remark congratulated the outgone President of Burutu Community Youth Forum,Comrade Louis Ekemiafa for his successful tenure in office just as he reposed confidence in the newly sworn-in President, Comrade Princewill Yerin Binebai and his six-man executives.
In his words,”I do believe very strongly that you will deliver. I know
you as a person and I know how seamlessly you combine your work to transfer something.”
Pondi also challenged the Princewill Yerin Binebai led executive
protect the interest of the people and attract development to their
In an address, PrinceWill Yerin Binebai whose executive will be
piloting the affairs of BCYF in the next two years vowed that the
Burutu Community Youth Forum under his command would have a “Zero tolerance for Social Vices of any kind” stressing that the presence of the Security Outfits like the Police, Civil Defence, Vigilante as well as Community youths will be very visible throughout his tenure.
“We are going to establish a symbiotic relationship with all these
aforementioned security outlets to ensure sustainable peace and
stability in Burutu Community that all of us would be proud of.”
” Burutu Youth Forum under my leadership will be that voice for our liberation. We will no longer remain mute for our underdevelopment, we have to reexamine the basis of our political existence in the Local Government if 41years after Burutu being an headquarter can be so dejected and relegated to the pitiable State, we will have to make things work for the betterment of the community. We will shout and make critical appraisals where necessary.”
Earlier in an address, the outgone President,Comrade Louis Ekemiafa assured his successor that he will give his selfless support to the forum anytime he is called upon.
Ekemiafa stated that his administration witnessed alot of achievements and development including,”A 3 Day prayer and fasting /cross over crusade programme organized to restore the lost glory of Burutu Community. Agitated for tenure elongation starting from his administration,Accreditation of Delta State School of Marine Technology Burutu under his watch,agitation and protest for Ijaw man to be Provost of Delta State School of Marine Technology which was achieved with efforts on Burutu youths.”
Others he said are”the award of internal road construction projects by the Delta State Governor,Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa even though it’s yet to be completed. Under my watch Burutu Community Youth Festive Carnival/One Day Seminar programme was organized and featured football competition, relay race, canoe and other.”
The colorful event which held at Burutu Community town hall witness the formal hand over of documents and projects worth one million, eight hundred thousand Naira to the newly sworn-in President, Princewill Yerin Binebai by the outgone President, Comrade Louis Ekemiafa after a successful one-year tenure
Other members of the newly sworn-in Burutu Community Youth Forum includes,Comr. Justice Obukoko,Vice President,Comr. Joseph
Wurusibewei, Secretary General,Comr. Methodius Tubotu, Assistant Secretary, Mr. Livings Fianka, Treasurer, Mr. Ayama Oyinke, Public Relations Officer and Mark Christmas, Financial Secretary.