Onya Calls For Unalloyed Loyalty To Okowa
The members of OGBE IKORO FORUM in Ekuku Agbor on Wednesday, November 25 paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party in Ika South Local Government, Mr Jude Onya at his residence in Agbor.
The group led by Comr Jerry Ehiwario, SSA to the Governor of Delta State, on Students Affairs had in attendance other prominent indigenes of Ekuku Agbor like Chief Christopher Nwaka (Ebi of Agbor), Chief PC Aniemeke (Onyedozihien) Chief Bayo, Chief Vester Nwanze, Hon Ifeanyi Nmoyem (PDP Chairman in Ward 5), Mr Friday Irubor (SA to the Governor on Community Development), Hon Evans Ughe (Leader of the Legislative Arm Ika South Local Government Council), Lawrence Eze, Comr Augustine Omeife, Mrs Blessing Ngbakor and other members of the 20-man delegation.
In his speech, Comr Jerry Ehiwario thanked God for His divine and benevolent spirit and protection of the Party Chairman and members of OGBE IKÓRO forum.
He emphasised that the group is excited about the fact that an indigene of their community, in the person of Mr Jude Onya, is the head of the PDP in the local government area.
He stated that the position currently occupied by Onya is an exalted and strategic one which requires the full support of all.
He then disclosed that members of their forum decided to come ahead of others in Ekuku Agbor on a congratulatory note to express their satisfied mind to the Chairman.
He assured the Party helmsman that the group have implicit confidence in him and in his leadership qualities that he has exhibited this far.
Responding to the group, Mr Jude Onya, the Chairman of PDP in Ika South LGA expressed appreciation to the officers and members of the Ikoro Forum for the courtesy visit to him.
He noted that he has personally discovered that the secret of politics is loyalty to the leadership. And he has advised himself to continue to do same to the Governor of Delta State at all times and in all situations.
He emphasised that during his reign as Chairman of the Party, he would love that all citizens of Ekuku Agbor to demonstrate their unalloyed loyalty to Sen Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, stating that any directive handed down by the Governor must be acknowledged and implemented to the latter.
He informed the group that the politics in Ward 5 before now has not been satisfactory due to the presence of some dissident persons and groups. He therefore charged the Ikoro Forum to ensure that the situation changes for good with the new reality on ground.
He went further to declare that Ekuku Agbor as a community will no longer be the same as the Governor who chose and empowered him to become the Chairmen of PDP in Ika South LGA is aware of the infrastructural shortcomings that the community is facing and that he will address it in due course.
He appealed to the group to ensure that love and unity reign supreme among them for the needed developmental stríde in the community to be actualised.
Members of Ogbe-Ikoro Forum during the visit