Ahead of the September 30th Primary of the PDP, Hon. Barr. Victor Nwokolo, Member representing Ika Federal Constituency at the National Assembly has called on Ika people to value the governorship position they have.
He made the call while speaking to party faithful during the continuation of his ward to ward consultations on Wednesday 19th September, 2018.
The lawmaker stressing the need to show more support for the governor and all PDP candidates in ward one, Owa Oyibu, said that no other governor has done half of what Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa has done in Ika land in his 3years in office.
Buttressing his point, he stated that the good road network in Owa Oyibu is as a result of having Gov. Okowa as the number one man in Delta State, urging them to leave up to their ranking as ward 1 by producing the highest votes for himself, the governor and other PDP candidates comes 2019.
Hon. Nwokolo further that a bird at hand is better than many in the forest; hence they should queue behind the governor. Speaking on his third term bid, he explained that his going back for a third term is to ensure he has an upper hand to offer more effective representation to the people of Ika nation.
On his part, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ika North East, Chief Godwin Ogadi appealed to the people to rally round all PDP candidates, stating that Ika nation has taken a new look since the emergence of Gov. Okowa as Governor. He posited that the Gov. has never last an election, and would start now. He called on everyone to come together to vote Gov. Okowa. Hon.Victor Nwokolo and others, saying that they are a smart team that works.
Chief Ogadi explained that Gov. Okowa needs people he can work with to bring progress to Ika nation, hence the need to vote Nwokolo. He disclosed that more projects and development will be experienced in Ika land if the governor is re-elected for a 2nd term. The PDP chairman expressed optimism that Ute, Owa- Oyibu and others wards visited has solely been for PDP, stressing that such records will continue.
Chief Lawrence Oshiegbu speaking at Owa-Oyibu, assured the people of more developments come 2019, declaring that if the Gov is re-elected, the prosperity to all Deltans mantra will continue, especially in Ika land.
Responding at various communities, PDP faithful who came out in their large numbers for the consultation visit, averred that their vote is for the Gov and all PDP candidates, saying that they are equipped with their PVC’s to vote massively come 2019.