With the strong premonition that victory beckons at him come March 2, the people of Ogwashi-Ukwu Kingdom in Aniocha South, Delta State have appealed to the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Great Ogboru, to remember them and deliver them from untold hardship.
Speaking on behalf of the Obi-in-Council when Chief Great Ogboru Campaign train visited the palace on Thursday, the Ozoma of Ogwashi-Ukwu, Oluizele Lawrence Okolobi prayed to God to grant Ogboru victory this time around.
“We welcome you to our kingdom. And we pray that where you are going, God should take you there this time around.”
“And when you get there, ensure you remember to come and develop here. Although we are not making any demand, but let it be known that we are suffering in the land.”
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“So when you assume the office of the Governor do not forget our people and Kingdom,” he added.
Responding, the APC governorship candidate, Chief Ogboru assured that when he assumes office, no parts of Delta will be left unattended to.
He stressed that with him as the governor of the state, a new Delta will be born, where every major town will be turned to an industrial town.
Addressing the people of Ogwashi-Ukwu at the campaign ground, Ogboru, who was amazed to see a Mammoth crowd, said that: “I love what I am seeing today (yesterday) and there are no words to commend you because this shows that you all know what you want.
“This time around, we are giving you a new Senator for Delta North Senatorial District, Hon. Doris Uboh and all Delta North APC Candidates, don’t be afraid, we will win, come out en masse to vote APC and your votes will count.”
At Okpanam, in Oshimili North Local Government Area, Ogboru charged APC faithfuls to vote for all APC candidates, so that the PDP will not be able to steal their mandate again.
The party’s Senatorial Candidate for Delta North Senatorial District, Engr. Doris Uboh urged Delta North people to vote for President Mohammadu Buhari, Chief Ogboru, stressing that Ogboru and the APC has a pan-Deltan agenda to transform the state.
The Delta State APC Chairman, Prophet Jones Erue, while urging the people to vote en masse for APC in the elections ahead, said that all PDP candidates would be voted out.