8th, Aug 2017
In line with the ongoing consultation initiative of the 1st deputy president general of Urhobo Progress Union and a front line gubernatorial aspirant under the All progressive Congress, Chief Osiobe Okotie, in view of his governorship ambition come 2019 paid a courtesy visit to the Urhobo traditional council of kings recently at the palace of the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom in Ughelli south local government area.
Chief Okotie Osiobe who was accompanied by friends, well wishers and members Osiobe vanguard and was received by traditional rulers from Urhobo kingdoms could not hide his joy with the warm reception accorded him by the Royal fathers.
Chief Osiobe told the gathering that his entry into politics was a divine revelation from God to free Deltans from economic and political bondage, he told the Royal fathers that Delta state has suffered the worst form of leadership under this administration and as a responsible citizen he can no longer sit at the comfort of his home while Deltans suffer from the consequences of this cluelesness government.
He told the gathering that youths have resorted to crime because of the increasing rate of unemployment in the state. He promised to lead this state on the path of industrial revolution when the time comes.
Speaking further he wondered why a state like Delta which is an oil producing state can not pay workers and provide basic amenities for its citizens, he told the gathering that the huge resources that has accrued to the state right from the present Democratic dispensation is enough to turn Delta state to Dubai, he however call for Deltans to be wise and elect credible leaders come 2019 taking into consideration that in the nearest future crude oil will loss it relevance as a result of scientific innovation and the resolve by most developed country to start using electric cars by the year 2040.
He expressed his willingness to provide purposeful leadership for Deltans and called on the royal the fathers to offer prayers in other for him to actualwhis dreams for Deltans.
Responding to his request the Ohworode of Olomu kingdom thanked him for taking this bold step of faith and prayed on behalf of all the other royal fathers for God to grant him wisdom and everything he required to achieve his heart desires.
Chief Osiobe Okotie who is widely believe to be the choice of the Urhobo nation is gathering momentum and acceptability by the day and 2019 promises to be very dicey for the incumbent governor Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa
Barr. Valentine Onojerhuo, APC state legal adviser, Mr Isaiah Mashini, Chairman, APC Udu local government, Mr Ejoh Mukoro, APC youth leader, Udu Local government, Hon Sanco Ese, Assistant Secretary, APC Okpe Local government, were among the dignitaries that accompanied Chief Okotie Osiobe to the visit