Businessman, philanthropist, United Nations Peace Ambassador and a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Mayor Lucky Igbokwe (Don Lulu), has been appointed the National Patron and Youth Ambassador of the PDP National Youth Movement (PDP-NYM).
The appointment which takes immediate effect was conferred on him at the inauguration of the National and state executives of the PDP pro youth group on Saturday at the PDP National secretariat ,Wadata Plaza Abuja.
The PDP -NYM, which is a pro youth group, responsible for galvanizing the youth population to register, support and vote for the PDP as a party of choice, in the forthcoming general elections, unanimously, adopted Mayor Igbokwe as one of it’s patrons, due to his track record of supporting and empowering youths particularly in Abia and Nigeria in general
The businessman and politician was later decorated as the patron in an event which had former Nigeria’s Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as the special guest of honour.
Others in attendance are, former Senate President, Distinguished Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Sen. Dino Melaye, Sen. Shehu Sani, Governor of Rivers State Barr. Nyesom Ezebunwo Wike, PDP National Chairman, Sen. Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, PDP National Secretary, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu, Former Senate president, Alhaji Bukola Saraki, Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal ,Governor of Bauchi State. Sen. Bala Mohammed among other important dignitaries.