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2019: Sunny Ofehe’s APC And The Burden Of Rotation/Zoning Of Delta Governorship

2019: Sunny Ofehe’s APC And The Burden Of Rotation/Zoning Of Delta Governorship

NEWS, POLITICS
One thing that the Netherlands-based activist-turned-politician, Comrade Sunny Ofehe, in relations with his governorship ambition hasĀ  strongly canvassed for is that the All Progressive Congress (APC) should allow a level playing field for all of its aspirants. Ofehe, an Isoko Chief from Iyede Kingdom, had over time expressed his unshaken position that APC should not tow the path of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that's relying on the gentlemanly zoning/rotation agreement between the three Senatorial District (3SDs) that make up the state. The agreement, they claimed brought former governor, Chief James Ibori who contested against Chief Moses Kragha of All Peoples Party (APP), an Urhobo to power in 1999. After beating Prof. Sam Oyovbarie, who was advised to tag along in the new ...
Utomi’s Damning Reply To Uduaghan: ‘A Councillor Would Do Better Than You Did As Governor’

Utomi’s Damning Reply To Uduaghan: ‘A Councillor Would Do Better Than You Did As Governor’

NEWS
Former Presidential aspirant, and renowned Economist, Prof. Patrick Utomi on Sunday replied former governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, saying that a local government councillor would have done much better for the people as Governor than Uduaghan did in his eight years of rulership. According to Utomi, because of Uduaghan's poor record while in office, only few Deltans are speaking well of him, because according to him he wasted resources and opportunities he had as governor to develop the oil rich state in his eight years tenure of office. He said that Uduaghan's legacy is a sad reflection of the damage done to Delta State by the mismanagement of its finances and resources by successive government. According to him, instead of trying to spin his poor record in the h...
Delta 2019: Uduaghan Mocks Utomi, Says Go For Councillorship Position First

Delta 2019: Uduaghan Mocks Utomi, Says Go For Councillorship Position First

NEWS
Former Governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has taunted renowned economist, Prof. Patrick Utomi who is eying governorship position under the platform of All Progressives Congress in the state, saying that Utomi should consider a Councillorship position first. He spoke on the backdrop of claims by Utomi recently that successive governments including administration of Chief James Ibori and Uduaghan had allegedly mortgaged the state during their reign as governors. But speaking at an enlarged PDP stakeholders meeting to celebrate the victory of the Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee at the Supreme Court held at event center, Asaba, the state capital, Uduaghan frowned at a situation where aspirants have to peddled falsehood against government just to score cheap political...