Believe And Key Into Okowa’s Vision.-Group Urged.
By Abel Johngold Orheruata
Former Minister of Information, and Chairman, Delta State Advisory and Peace Building Council, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, has
called on various groups in Delta State to believe and key into the vision and SMART agenda of the Delta State government, adding that the state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has been firm and fair to everyone in the state.
Prof. Oyovbaire, made the call when members of Vote Okowa Again (VOA) Group, led by its Director General, Hon. Hope George, paid him a visit at his residence in Asaba, capital of Delta State, on Wednesday 21 February 2018.
Oyovbaire while congratulating members of the group for their initiative in drumming up support for the Okowa led-administration, urged them to believe in themselves and not to relent in believing in the vision and SMART agenda of Okowa’s administration.
He advised them to believe strongly in their concept of ‘Vote Okowa Again’ and ensure that they are disciplined and responsible in carrying out their task of sensitising others to key into their mission.
According to him; “You have my support in championing the course of our Governor, Senator Okowa. I believe everyone in the state feels the pulse of the governor. I am happy that Okowa’s vision and mandate has brought all of you together, without him, maybe you would have been somewhere else, but you are all here together. So, as a group, and like all other well meaning groups in the state, you should advocate to Deltans on the need to vote Okowa again come 2019”.
“The governor has been firm and fair to everyone in all parts of the state. I know what the governor has done, what he is doing and what he can still do”. Prof. Oyovbaire stated.
Prof. Oyovbaire noted that, Delta State remains the only state where all those who founded the party PDP, are still in the party. Right from the former governors, party chairmen to other leaders.
While assuring the group of giving his contributions and support to anything that will sustain the governor for 8 years, he urged them to try as much as possible to hold on to their concept of Vote Okowa Again, and take it seriously.
Earlier, the Director General of VOA, Hon. Hope George, said the visit was to pledge loyalty to Prof. Oyovbaire as Chairman of the State Advisory and Peace Building Council and also to seek ways of partnership in the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
Hope George, noted that, the main motive of the VOA is to market the governor’s development efforts to Deltans and work with relevant stakeholders in ensuring his reelection.
“We have started Okowa’s re-election crusade and we will see it to completion. It is our desire and vision to mobilize and keep the structure of Okowa and PDP in the state”. He said.