A legal practitioner, a member of Delta State Judicial Committee, Chief (Barrister) Joseph Ojobu, has condemned the actions of the Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District at the Red Chamber of the National Assembly, Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi, over his publication in Vanguard newspaper of Wednesday, June 23, 2021, where he maligned His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the Executive Governor of Delta State
The law luminary pointed that Nwaboshi had accused the Governor of non-performance and of doing nothing for Delta North. To this end, he asked Sen. Nwaoboshi to immediately tender an unreserved apology to the Governor or risk the exposure of his fraudulent activities over time, to the public.
He made this known in a chat with newsmen at his office along Old Lagos Asaba Road, Boji-Boji, Owa, Ika Northeast Local Government Area of Delta State, on Thursday, June 24, 2021.
According to Barrister Ojobu, the statement by Nwaoboshi that Gov. Okowa has done nothing for Delta North and that it was during Ibori and Uduaghan tenure that most of the projects in Asaba were carried out is a big lie. He maintained that during Ibori and Uduaghan’s tenure, Asaba was ‘sidetracked’ adding that it was Okowa that made Asaba look like the capital of a State.
The legal practitioner pointed out that Gov. Okowa constructed a lot of dual roads in Asaba and elevated the Stephen Keshi stadium which was abandoned during Ibori and Uduaghan’s tenure, to international standard, positing that Sen. Nwaoboshi is being economical with the truth, wondering why the serving Senator would bring Gov. Okowa who has performed so well and slaughter him on the altar of politics.
He stated that if Nwaoboshi has any problem with Gov. Okowa, he should look for other ways to settle the matter instead of telling lies, saying that in the area of infrastructural development, Okowa has set a standard that his predecessors could not match and which will be difficult for his successors to achieve.
Barr. Ojobu then asserted that Nwaoboshi should tender an apology to the Governor or risk exposure of his fraudulent activities in the past, saying that the court exonerated him but everybody knows his antecedents.
According to him, “I am very disappointed in Senator Nwaoboshi because he has refused to say the truth, he should therefore apologize to Governor Okowa or we will open up his can of worms, for the world to know that he is not a credible politician.”
Speaking further, he noted that if however, Nwaoboshi is doing what he is doing because of 2023; he should be wise enough to know that, if he and Okowa should contest for anything, the outcome is clear because he is nowhere near Okowa when it comes to delivering on of electoral promises.