A front line Apc governorship hopeful and the 1st deputy president general of the Urhobo progress Union, Chief Osiobe Okotie today paid a consultation visit to the Local government Executives and ward Chairmen of Ughelli north local government at the party Secretariat.
Chief Osiobe Okotie who was received by the local government Chairman of the All progressive Congress of Ughelli north, Chief Felix Ekure, was visibly elated with the warm reception accorded him during the visit.
Chief Felix Ekure who, after the introduction of party executives, welcomed the governorship aspirant and expressed optimism that at last APC has gotten an aspirant who is
a grassroot mobiliser and has the capacity to wrestle power from the ruling PDP in the state.
The LGA Chairman who among other things pleaded with the Governorship aspirant to provide them with Chairs, computers, generator and money to pay the rent of the Secretariat, as the current rent is due for payment by September 2017, received positive response. Chief Ekure assured the governorship hopeful that the party is in total support of his ambition and desire to transform Delta state to an enviable height in the comity of nation
Chief Osiobe Okotie in his remark and response told the teeming party faithfuls present that his entry to rescue Delta state from the hands of the present administration is divine. He further stated that just like David defeated Goliath in the battle, so will he defeat other contestants to clinch the governorship seat come 2019.
He wondered why Delta, despite the huge allocation coming to the state still remain one of the most under developed state in the region,he attributed the sufferings, high rate of joblessness and infrastructural decay to incompetence and leadership failure coupled with corruption by the Okowa led administration in the state.
He promise to transform Delta state to Nigeria Dubai and engineer a process of industrial revolution when voted into power come 2019.
While calling for unity among the leadership of the party and commitment of party faithfuls, he said the high level of insecurity in the state is worrisome and is consequent upon lack of youth employment and vain prodigality of this present administration promising to introduce a regular and proper accountability of our common patrimony when sworn in as Governor.
There was an intermittent and thunderous ovation of “our Messiah” while delivering his speech.
Speaking further he promised to equip the Local government Secretariat, pay the rent Immediately and inform the LGA that he has already gave out #400,000 to provide a befitting Secretariat for his ward Agbarho, Ughelli north ward 1and 2
The whole atmosphere was charged and filled with joy and praises for the governorship hopeful while the air was filled with the shout of “Our Messiah”.
Chief Osiobe who has never done government contract or stolen government money,expressed confidence that the party would win the election in the state, but further urged the party’s leadership to be united and focus.
He expressed the belief that any candidate presented by the APC for the forthcoming election would have an easy ride to the Dennis Osadebe Government House, Asaba, 2019, because of his conviction that the ruling party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party, has lost its popularity among the people.