For what they described as his giant strike in Isoko nation during his administration as governor of Delta state, the Isoko Political Revolutionary Force, (IPRF), a political pressure group of Isoko ethnic nationality, Delta South senatorial district, Delta State, has adopted a former Governor of the State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, as its senatorial candidate for the 2019.
The group in a statement signed by its National Leader, Austine Ejabulor, and Director of Mobilization, Benson Itomor, made available to our correspondent, said “In conformity with the agreed rotational formula, Itsekiri ethnic nationality should produce the next Senator in Delta South senatorial district and we adopt the candidacy of Dr. Emmanuel Uduahan as our senatorial candidate come 2019.”
“We, the members of IPRF have had the delightful opportunity of consulting with leaders and women leaders at various levels in our communities. Such consultations have taken us to every ward of Isoko North and Isoko South in the past few weeks. The tour also afforded us the opportunity of seeing the realities on ground in each ward visited. Dr. Uduaghan is the top candidate for the senatorial district and he is trusted and trustworthy.
According to the group, “He is the most respected of all the candidates, he is a planner and strategist, he is development-oriented and that is what Delta South senatorial district wants, besides that he cares for the downtrodden,” the group asserted.