The State Commissioner for Urban Renewal, Chief Julius Takeme has said that the second tenure of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa as governor of Delta State will witness greater development across the state.
Speaking at the inauguration of Campaign Committee for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Burutu Local Government Area, Chief Takeme stressed that Governor Okowa has done very well in the state and deserves another term in office.
The Commissioner who is the Chairman of the committee, told the people of the riverine communities that the area never had it so good and advocated for massive support to achieve 100% victory for the PDP candidates in the council area.
Chief Takeme on behalf of himself and members of the campaign committee promised to put in their best for the assignment, maintaining that Burutu Local Government area is for PDP.
He said “this committee must deliver for PDP. Burutu Local Government is happy with the PDP led government and will continue to support the party to victory. Okowa re-election is non negotiable in the state. Nigerians are happy with him, Deltans are glad to have him as their governor. Ijaws are overwhelmed with his development strides in the areas. He is good to go for another term in office”.
Inaugurating the 18 member campaign committee, the Chairman of PDP, Burutu Local Government Area, Hon Ebike Oromoni charged members to deliver all PDP candidates in the forthcoming general elections from Presidential, governorship, National and state houses of Assembly elections.
“You are saddled with the responsibility to return Governor Okowa/Otuaro for second term in Government House as well as all other PDP candidates and ensure that no single vote leaves Burutu for other parties in the general elections”.
The party Chairman charged the newly inaugurated committee to ensure all inclusive campaign for the victory of all PDP candidates in the 2019 general elections.
Hon Oromoni thanked all the party leaders for their commitments to the party and commended those who lost the recent party primaries for their sportsmanship and stressed that their efforts would be appreciated.
The Chairman, Burutu Local Government Council and Secretary of the committee, Hon. Godknows Angele, commended the leaders, youths and women in the locality for their support for PDP, pointing out that the people never made a wrong choice.
He urged them to vote massively for the candidates of the party come 2019, saying that the future is great for the council area.
In his remarks at the ceremony, the Chairman PDP, Delta South Senatorial District, Prince Emma Amgbaduba urged the leaders to maintain constant touch with their wards for effective grassroot campaign to ensure victory at the polls.
The Campaign Committee is made up of Chief Julius Takeme as Chairman, Hon Godknows Angele, Secretary, James Nieketein, Mr.Arede Edemene, Rt Hon.Solomon Funkekeme, Barr Isa Clark, Rt Hon Franc Enekorogha, Rt Hon Tam Brisibe, Hon Daniel Yingi and Prince Emma Amgbaduba as Members.
Others include Mr Pullah Ekpotuayerin, Hon Asupa Peter Forteta, Rt Hon. Julius Pondi, Mr Okoloba Dimaro, Mrs Gift Gomoremo, Mrs. Stella Agidee, Mr. Koffi Amasoumo and Hon Pudigha Biakpara.
The foundation stones of Burutu Legislative quarters and TLG Lodge, two pet projects of the PDP led administration in Burutu local government council, were later laid by Hon Julius Pondi and Chief P.Y. Biakpara, respectively.