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According to the report reaching us, a student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, walked from Nsukka town to Enugu in order to meet the new governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. And guess what? He was turned back after completing the 50 kilometre marathon!!!
The name of the trekking student is: Mr. Asogwa Stanley, and he is a final year student of the UNN. He completed his 50 kilometre marathon on Monday evening, after taking off around 7:00 AM the same day.
According to the report, Mr. Asogwa jogged to some prominent places in the coal city before he proceeded to the government house where some friends and well-wishers were there to welcome him.
Unfortunately, on getting there, the security men at the gate told him that the governor, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and his Deputy were not around.
Mr. Asogwa while speaking with newsmen said that he is happy for the governor’s election victory and the trek was his own way of showing his joy.
quote: “it gives me much joy that Nsukka man eventually became the Governor of Enugu State,”
“I want to use the race to express my happiness on the development”.
“As a student, I don’t have money to organize events for him like others might have done, but I know I can embark on this distant race and I have succeeded in doing so.
“I really thank God for giving me the strength”. Stanley said.
He assured the new governor that the youth are behind him as he takes charge in the state.
Do you think this is FAME or SHAME?
Could it be that Stanley decided on this fruit-less journey because of the UNN 2 week mid-term break, that has caused a life of a female student, Anatogu Syvia?
We sincerely hope that our future leaders will not be trekking their lives away. Even Ajala the traveller, travel all across the world with a bicycle.