Leadership crisis rocks Enugu Youth Group

Felix Ikem, Nsukka

Barely eight months after the election of the executive members of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Enugu State chapter, the body has, again, been engulfed in another crisis, leading to the formation of parallel body of the organisation.

The Daily Sun gathered that the group which held its general election on July 13, 2017, after a long standing feud between then Acting Chairman, Comrade Henry Atigwe, and the then factional leader, Comrade Pascal Ugwu, saw the emergence of Comrade Ugwu as the elected Chairman.

It was learnt that Comrade Atigwe, who also contested for the post of Chairmanship, was disqualified midway into the election on the grounds of age.

According to a member who pleaded anonymity, “Comrade  Atigwe was disqualified because he was over aged.

”The one that contested for chairman was disqualified on the case of over age. The constitution of National Youth Council of Nigeria is very clear on the eligibility of a contestant especially…

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