Ahead of 2019, the Delta State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has planned a mega rally tailored to shore up support for Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s reelection.
The rally which is expected to attract former governor of the oil-rich state, Chief James Ibori and other chieftains of the party has been scheduled for Sapele Township Stadium.
Chairman of the party, Olorogun Kingsley Esiso and the Chairman of the Publicity Committee of Delta Central PDP Mega Rally, Olorogun Ebenezer Okorodudu, in a statement urged members of the party to turn out enmass for the rally.
The statement made available to newsmen by the Executive Assistant to the Governor on Communication and member of the mega rally publicity committee, Barrister Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe said that the rally is mandatory for LGA party Chairmen and their exco members to massively mobilize members and supporters to attend the mega rally, wearing bright and beautiful PDP colours.
“We are using the mega rally to reassure the good people of Delta State that Delta remains the stronghold of the Peoples Democratic Party which is why all party faithfuls and supporters in the 25 LGAs must turn out en-mass to join His Excellency the Executive Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, the Deputy Governor, Barrister Kingsley Otuaro, the Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborivwori and other party leaders at the mega rally.
“Gov Okowa is the symbol of our party, the PDP state leader and the fully endorsed governorship candidate of Delta PDP,come 2019. We must sufficiently demonstrate our loyalty and support for the Okowa administration and the SMART AGENDA through this mega rally.
“The governor’s presence at the mega rally will enable the entire party structure to re-echo our overwhelming support for him and his amiable deputy, His Excellency Barrister Kingsley Otuaro.
“The SMART AGENDA is working and prosperity for all Deltans mantra has become a reality unfolding stage by stage as can be seen from the numerous achievements in human capital development, youths and women empowerment, job creation and micro credit loans through the Agricultural and Skills Training Entrepreneurship Programmes (AGEP and STEP) keenly supervised by the State Job Creation Office.
“The duo (Gov Okowa and Otuaro) have demonstrated uncommon leadership skills that produced inestimable measure of socioeconomic and infrastructure development in the state within a short period of two years in office and still counting. They deserves the massive support of the state party faithfuls and the good people of Delta State now and till May 29, 2023.
“The mega rally will spring other surprises that will further strengthen and retain Delta PDP in the forefront of political and electioneering mobilization so as to effortlessly sweep the polls for Gov Okowa and other party candidates, come 2019.”