Uduaghan Expresses Confidence In Winning Streak Of PDP, Flags Off Campaign In Delta
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) formally kicked off its campaign in
Delta State yesterday with Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan expressing
confidence that the party will emerge victorious in all the elections.
Flags were presented to the senatorial candidates, those for House of
Representatives, including candidates for House of Assembly at the Oghara
Township Stadium venue of the ceremony which was well attended.
Governor Uduaghan stated that the PDP has a history of victory in the
state and its track record of project delivery in the state and the
country has given the party campaign materials.
The Governor who presented the PDP gubernatorial candidate for the
elections, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to Ethiope East local Government Area
traditional rulers' council at the Palace of the Ovie of Oghara shortly
before moving to the Oghara Township Stadium, said, “we have always won
elections and we will win again because the PDP has a lot of things on
ground to campaign with.”
Senator Okowa at the occasion, said he will consolidate on the
achievements of Governor Uduaghan's administration and that of former
Governor James Ibori.
He assured the traditional rulers that when elected, his administration
would encourage government partnership with them for the development of
The Ovie of Oghara, HRH Oyibo Etsemitan commended the PDP for its unity
and commended Governor Uduaghan for providing good leadership to the
Ovie of Mosogar, HRH Omene , Urie 1 specifically said the traditional
rulers have endorsed the candidature of Senator Okowa stating, “we are
moving away from politics of ethnicity, we are moving to the politics of
development and we know that Senator Okowa will ensure development when he
becomes the governor.”
At the campaign rally at the stadium, Senator Okowa assured Deltans that
his administration will continue to build bridges of unity in the state,
asserting, “we will remain as one united Delta.”
He added that his administration will develop the agricultural sector,
accelerate industrialization of the state, restructure the education
sector and improve on the programmes of Governor Uduaghan's
The PDP Chairman in the state, Chief Edwin Uzor who presented flags to the
candidates observed that the PDP has done a lot for Nigerians, especially
in Delta State and urged Deltans to vote for the PDP to enable the party
continue with its development stride.
Others who spoke at the rally include the state's Deputy Governor, Prof.
Amos Utuama (SAN), Senator Okowa's running mate, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro,
the South South Chairman of the PDP, Dr Cairo Ojougbo, the Minister of
Niger Delta Affairs, Dr Steve Oru, the Chairman of the PDP campaign
committee, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, the Chairman, Presidential Campaign
contact committee for Delta State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyesegha, among
others, urged Deltans to vote massively for the PDP in the interest of the
nation and the state in particular.
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