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Delta clan passes vote of confident on Okowa, PDP, Obielum

Niger Delta Politics

…Hails Gov for availing them of a Commissioner, House of Assembly candidate

The people of Akarai clan in Ndokwa East local government area of Delta has passed a vote of confidence on the state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, leadership of the state People Democratic Party, PDP, and Chief Godswin Obielum for their purposeful leadership in the state and the local government area respectively.

The clan, comprising of seven communities, made the declaration at the end of the PDP ward 11 meeting held in the town hall, while welcome back one of their illustrious sons, Hon. Odiwe Uche Mandela and many others back into the party.

Our source further hinted that the essence of the meeting was also to appraise a huge political scorecard that has seen two of their own, Hon. Mrs. Nkechi Enumah-Chukwura and Hon. Osamuta, emerging as a Commissioner for Girl Child Entrepreneurship and Development, and candidate for the state House of Assembly, respectively.

Speaking, the Councilor representing Ward 5, Hon. Victor Ezah, said, “Akarai Clan in Ndokwa East local government area wish to express our gratitude for making our daughter,   Hon. Mrs. Nkechi Enumah-Chukwura  as Commissioner for Girl Child Entrepreneurship and Development.

“We are also grateful to the party and the good people of Ndokwa East local government area for electing our son, Hon. Emeka Osamuta that has emerged as a candidate for the state House of Assembly. We have never had it this good. As a matter of fact, this is the first time such positions have been extended to the Akarai Clan and we will never take this for granted”, he added.

The council legislator further said, “This is the first time we are witnessing such gestures from the party. Though we have been very loyal, we have worked hard for the party and we are happy that our patience has finally paid off in enjoying these dividends.

“We are indeed appreciative of this kind gesture by the governor, the party and we are also not forgetting the leader of Ndokwa East local government area, Chief Godswin Obielum, for his roles in all these, especially in the emergence of our son as a candidate for the state House of Assembly.

“We are therefore passing a vote of confidence on the governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, leadership of the state PDP and the local government area respectively. We are  also pledging our unalloyed loyalty, and assuring that this has encouraged us further to do our best, in ensuring that the PDP comes top as always in our clan, ward 5 in particular and Ndokwa East in general”, he intoned.

The vote of confidence was moved by a former councilor, Hon. Lucky Ejeke and seconded by the returnee, Hon Odiwe. Notable among those present were all former councilors, the ward’s present and past exco members, as well as present and former women and community youth leaders that included the ward’s party chairman, Hon. Charles Oliwe, Mr. Efi Innocent, Ambrose Able, Vincent Oriro, Benson Emiri and Godspower Efeuna among others

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