Scores of youths in Imo state have said that they are prepared to rectify the mistakes made in past elections, Vanguard reports.
Speaking in Owerri, the state capital on Sunday, May 27, a cross section of youths decried the present situation, describing it as unfortunate.
NAIJ.com gathers that the state coordinator of Visionary Association for Creative Citizenship (VACC), Chinedu Ndukwu, that the 2019 elections in the state will not be determined by money.
He said: “The political situation in Imo state is not acceptable. We have seen the way Imo state is, and there is need for a serious change.
“We no longer want a deceitful element. In 2019, it is not going to be about money. You can see that the local government system in Imo is dead.
“It was an unfortunate selection in 2015. Believe me, we got what we did not bargain for. For eight years, it was excruciating pain and agony. We are tired of what is happening in Imo state.”
Chukwu Kelechi Kingsley, who led the Imo Renewal Youth Movement (IRYM), also stated that the only way to bring Imo state on the path of true governance is to correct the mistakes of the 2015 elections in the state.