Uduaghan expresses displeasure at election postponement

Delta South Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives (APC), Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has expressed his displeasure over the sudden postponement of presidential and national assembly polls earlier scheduled for Saturday by the  Independent National Electoral (INEC).

Dr Uduaghan, who’s the immediate past governor of Delta State made this known in a statement signed and available to Tribune Online on Saturday in Warri.

“I received with utmost discontentment and displeasure at about 3;00 a.m. today the 16th of February, 2019 amidst teeming supporters who kept wake with me the “breaking news” by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its resolution to shift the Presidential/National Assembly Elections to Saturday, 23rd February, 2019.

“My party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) has already come out with a statement.

“However, I wish to use this opportunity to thank my teeming supporters in Delta South Senatorial District who despite the difficult terrain mobilized to vote me as the senator representing Delta South in the red chambers.

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“To you my brothers and sisters who left all their personal schedule spent their personal money, time, resources, travelled long distance just to vote for me and my party, I truly appreciate your kind gesture.

“We shall continue to be focused on the legislative issues that will bring permanent peace, faster and more robust infrastructure and human capital development in Delta South and by extension the Niger Delta. Like we have stated severally, this will include.

“We shall not be distracted in any way,” he enthused.

The Itsekiri-born medical doctor, however, appealed to his “teeming supporters to be calm, patient, keep hope alive and be more resolute to vote the APC come Saturday, 23rd February 2019.”


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