Okowa Sues For Reconciliation, Peace Among Udu, Ogbe-Ijoh Indigenes


In continuation of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), campaigns ahead of the local government January, 6, 2018 elections, Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has called on the people of Ogbe-Ijoh in Warri South-West Local Government Area and Udu in Udu Local Government Area to avoid anything that could jeopardize the peace being enjoyed in the area.

Mr. Okowa made the call Wednesday when he led top politicians to campaign for candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the council elections in the state.

“Peace has returned to the area, there is peace in Delta State and I want our people in Ogbe-Ijoh and Udu to consolidate on the existing peace and be more united. Peace has returned and I like the happy faces I am seeing here, this should continue, there should be total reconciliation and I am happy that the candidates of our party, the PDP for the local government elections are peaceful people, they will make the peace the people now enjoy to be more solid, we get more benefits as peaceful people, people living in harmony than people who are fighting; through dialogue, the best results will be achieved,”

The Governor however pleaded with the people to reconcile their differences adding, “I plead that you people of Ogbe-Ijoh and Udu) should reconcile because, we don’t want any security challenge in any part of the state, we are one as Deltans, we must work for peace.” and praised the traditional rulers in the area and the youths for the roles they are playing for peace to reign, assuring that his administration will continue to execute projects that will impact on the lives of the people.

On his part, the state deputy Governor, Kingsley Otuaro who was personally at the campaign rally at Ogbe-Ijoh, stated that Warri South West local government area has always delivered the highest number of votes for the PDP during elections, assuring that such would be replicated at the council elections.

Chairman of the PDP in the state, Kingsley Esiso said the excitement on the faces of the people was a clear evidence that the PDP was on ground in the area and will emerge victorious in the elections.

At Udu, former campaign Manager of Great Ogboru, Ochuko Johnson defected from the Labour Party to the PDP, saying that Governor Okowa’s administration has shown sincerity in governance.

Highpoints of the campaigns were the presentation of PDP flags to the chairmanship candidates while councillorship candidates were called out and introduced to the people.


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