The Hon. Commissioner representing the people of Ughelli North, Ethiope East and Urhobo in Patani local government area of Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Hon. Chief Pius Odioko Ovbije has said that a vote for the People Democratic Party (PDP), is a vote in the right direction that could alleviate the suffering of the people which the All Progressive Congress (APC), has caused the people of the state and the nation at large.
The DESOPADEC commissioner stated this during a meeting of Ughelli North political leaders held recently at Ughelli to discuss the way forward for the party against the forthcoming general elections in order for PDP to win all the elective seats from the federal to the state level respectively where a good numbers of the leaders were in attendance.
Speaking during the meeting which was described as the best of its kind, the convener of the meeting, the DESOPADEC commissioner said that “I call this meeting of Ughelli North political leaders to discuss the way out for our party, because 2019 is already at hand, our aim is to make sure that PDP wins the next elections and we must commit ourselves if we are to win, which we know we are going to win.
Continuing, “even if you know that you are to win a fight, it is also necessary that you still need to prepare for the fight, so this meeting is for us to brainstorm on how we can stand for unity, love and oneness, because if we are divided and not united, we cannot win the race, so for this reason, we need to be united and cooperate in order for us to win.
I therefore use this medium to urge each and every one of us to go back to our various wards and hold meeting with our faithful members” DESOPADEC commissioner added.
Speaking to newsmen shortly after the meeting, he commended the leaders over the turn out of the meeting. While calling on the people of Ughelli North to continue to be working for PDP which he said is the only political party that could guarantee the dividends of democracy, Chief Ovbije however called on them -to -vote for PDP all through in the forthcoming general elections for the development of Ughelli North LGA, and the state at large.
The DESOPADEC commissioner also commended His Excellency Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for his development stride in the state, urging the people of Ughelli North to continue to support the Okowa led administration for more development in Ughelli North local government and the state at large.
The meeting was well attended by the immediate past Ughelli North LGA, Chairman, Hon. Kenneth Ibru, former transition committee chairman of the LGA, Hon. Chief Friday Akpoyibo, Hon. Paul Ikogu and other leaders in the local government, and they promised to work hard for the development of the· party.