The People’s Democratic Party, Ika Northeast Chapter of Delta State, has set the ball rolling with her inauguration of a 35-man campaign council ahead of the March 6 Local Government Council election.
The inaugural ceremony which was witnessed by prominent members of the party which includes formal acting Governor of Delta State, Hon. Prince Sam Obi, the Commissioner for Information, Delta State, Hon. Charles Anyiagwu, Executive Assistant to the Delta Governor on Orientation Bureau, Barr. Eugene Uzum, among others was held on Wednesday February 17, 2021 at the party Secretariat along Owa-ekei road.
Meanwhile, the speech of party LGA Chairman, Hon. Chuks Agbomah, reminded the faithful that the election campaign was the responsibility of all the party members, explaining that those appointed to the campaign council were only driver’s of the party campaign movement at the LGA.
Speaking further, Hon. Agbomah thanked the leaders of the various wards of the party for the peaceful process with which they their Councillorship candidates and also commended aggived persons for yielding to the peace call bu the party leadership.
Earlier in his speech Hon. Agbomah expressed his profund gratitude to all for honouring him and his family during the solemnization of holy matrimony of their beloved daughter held recently, praying God’s blessings upon them.
He also expressed gratitude to the party men and women for their zeal to grow a more and formidable PDP in Ika Northeast LGA.
He reiterated the need for constituting the campaign council which according to him, was inevitable as election was fast approaching.
He concluded by encouraging members of the campaign council to give the party all round victory. This was corroborated by the speech of the Honourable Commissioner for Information, Delta State, Hon. Charles Anyiagwu, who also added that the coming local government election would define the party’s readiness for the 2023 election being the number one LGA in Delta State.
While congratulating the newly Inaugurated campaign council, Hon. Anyiagwu advised the team not to work in isolation but ensure that they carry candidates of the visiting wards along for effective delivery of their job.
On his part, Hon. Prince Sam Obi commended the party Chairman and his executive for their effort in building a stronger PDP in Ika Northeast LGA while expressing optimism on the caliber of person being appointed into the campaign council.
He said the inauguration was apt and in the same vein advised candidates of the opposition party in the State Governor’s own local government to back out from the race so as to save their resources.
Those inaugurated are Hon. Onuodafin Princewill as Chairman, Hon. Boniface Etumudor as Secretary while Chief (Mrs) Agbogwe Mary, Collins Uboh, Mrs. Azikiwe Patricia, Andrew Ubani, Aleh John, Hon. Ugboh Jude, Ajeh Anthony, Hon. Ogana Kobindi, Mrs. Onute Josephine, Hon. (Mrs) Nkechi Okonta, Okoh Andrew (Andy young), Hon. Kogwu Jona, Hon. Efeizomor Lucky, Hon. Eziokwu Lawrence, Hon. Nwannerarizie Samson, Uche Ujor, Iken Virginia, Hon. Iyetor Ifeanyi, Hon. Melekwe Chuks, Hon. Dom Nzediunor, Hon. Ogboi Uwaoma, Anuku Fidelis, Mrs. Caroline Ojiefo, Osubor Benjamin, Igbodo Magdalene, Okonkwor Dennis, Ebomah Peace, Ifeanyi Cletus, Owah Isioma Peace, Gabriel Akpe, Ekpu Nduka Victor and Mrs. Rita Balogun are members of the campaign team.
Responding on behalf of the campaign council, the Chairman, Hon. Princewill thanked the leaders for the considering them worth to serve, assuring that they will stive to party campaign to the door step of all eligible voters in Ika Northeast.
However, he appealed to the faithful to support the campaign council with reliable informations that could help them discharge their duties effectively.
Meanwhile, the Chairmanship candidate of the local government election, Hon. Barr. Victor Ebonka, on behalf of all the LGA candidates thanked the party leaders for honouring them. He expressed satisfaction on the persons appointed into the campaign team, saying that they are all men and women of integrity.
He prayed that the election will be a turbulent free sailing for the party.
From left: Chief Nwugo, Hon Sam Obi, Hon Agbomah & Barr. Eugene Uzum
Hon Chuks Agbomah while inaugurating the campaign committee
Cross section Ika North East Chairmanship & Councilorship candidates