Ahead of the March 6 Local Government Council election, a coalition of party men and women of the People’s Democratic Party involving Ward 8, 20 (DISEC wards) and generally Ward 6 (Federal Ward) of Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State, has kick started plans toward ensuring maximum votes for the party.
This was, as the ward’s leaders held her strategic meeting on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Agbor-Nta, Agbor.
The meeting called at the instance of the Ward Chairman, Mr. Friday Kiweze, charged the leaders to channel their energy towards routing out eligible voters across the wards to vote for PDP in the election, adding that they will not spare a vote for the opposition party.
Mr. Friday speech was corroborated by that of the most senior leader and State executive of the party, Hon. Collins Bello, who posited that APC has no ground in both wards.
Hon. Bello who took the leaders round memory lane as to making the party stand out in their votes, urged all political appointees from the wards to rededicate their commitment, particularly to show capacity while warning strongly against anti-party practice.
He also charged the ward woman leader, Mrs. Patient Obuseh, to live up to her expectations while calling on her to always attend ward meetings.
A one time governorship aspirant from the Ward, Dr. Chukwuma Nwaonicha, preached peace and unity amongst the leaders, stressing that only with such drive will they be able to achieve the needed result in the election.
Dr. Nwaonicha used the medium to commend Hon. Collins Bello for his passion towards ensuring a stronger, better and progressive PDP in the wards.
On his party, the ward election coordinator, Hon. Michael Abanimoro, assured of hitch-free campaign cross the wards. He however disclosed that date for the ward campaign shall be announced after a committee meeting fixed for the next day.
The meeting ended with great excitement as all present expressed their readiness for the election.
Those in attendance were; Hon. Collins Bello, Hon. Michael Abanimoro, Dr. Chukwuka Nwaonicha, Hon. Mrs. Pat Onyesome, Mr. Desmond Ekuh, Ichazu Sunny, Ibude Ebigwu, Giweze Friday, Ben Igumbor, Dr. Osiele, Peter Egun, Alele Fred, Igbeneme Justina, Obuseh Patience, Nwaonicha Martins, Ojomah Nwachukwu, Kenneth Osabor, Oki Ikenchuku, John Egede, Augustine Igbenigun, Lucky Happy Onyeacholem, Edgar Onyeka Odiase, Sunday Ebigwu, Victor, Francisca Jacob, Roseline Okwuazun, Joel Onyeacholem and Williams Chukwuyem.
Leaders and members of the wards in a group photograph
Hon Collins Bello speaking during the meeting