Ahead of 2nd March 2019 governorship election, the All Grand Alliance Party, AGAP has flagged of its campaign in Delta State with a promise to confront the deep seated issues preventing the state from reaching its full potentials.
The AGAP gubernatorial candidate, Chief Brando Omu and his running mate, Dr (Mrs) Rukevwe Ugwumba, during the flag off of the state wide campaign at Oleh, headquarters of Isoko South local government council, said they believe that all that is wrong with Delta State can be fixed.
The governorship candidate, Chief Brando Omu whose first point of call was the palace of the Odio-Ologbo of Oleh kingdom, HRH Anthony William Onovughe Ovrawah, Omogha 1. said the goal of his administration when elected, is to transform the state and take it to an enviable height to the glory of God and pride of every Deltan.
Flanked by the State Chairman of AGAP, Chief Alex Oyoro and party faithfuls, Chief Omu, a renowned Accountant and an alumnus of the prestigious University of Benin, encapsulates his developmental agenda for the state to include Strategic Infrastructural Development, Economic Growth and Agricultural revolution.
He said functional and operational healthcare, unfettered educational system, improved power supply, provision of portable water and enhanced transportation system were goals he has set out to achieve if given the opportunity to govern the state.
According to the guber candidate, his party has designed a comprehensive road map to achieve the set goals within the next four years, stressing that he was sure of the massive support of the people.
“I can’t do it alone, Delta state is our state, and not for a political party or for a selected group of people. I am just one Deltan, a tree cannot make a forest. I appeal to you to join me on this journey towards a better life for everyone in Delta state. Fixing Delta together is the only way”, Omu appealed.
For her part, Dr (Mrs) Rukevwe Ugwumba said her desire to serve as the new Deputy Governor of Delta State was borne out of the need to join forces with people of great minds to build a more united and prosperous state.
Dr Ugwumba stated “I have a reputation for honesty, integrity and common sense. With your votes, I know we can lead this vast State to a future where our children will have quality education, our people get improved access to health care, and our resources are used wisely so that our families can succeed.
Speaking further, she said “Delta State and its people is home and family to me. I have explored all its environs, I know what is important to all. I know the families, usually several generations of them. And I know how to get things done at the executive levels. I will find common ground for results that benefit all the people. I hope we can count on you to help us bring our values, your values, to all Deltans”.
Dr Ugwumba, an Associate Professor in Family Medicine, University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, Canada and a one time Special Adviser on Health Monitoring to Former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, expressed optimism of victory of the party at the poll.
The State Chairman of AGAP, Chief Alex Oyoro commended Deltans for their support and assured of the commitment of his party toward building a new Delta state.
Others who spoke said the Manifesto of the All Grand Alliance Party, which Include Building A New Nigeria, Economic & Social Welfare Programs and Other Policy Issues would be implemented to the later in Delta State if the party is voted into power.
They solicited for the massive support of the people.
The Odio-Ologbo of Oleh kingdom, HRH Anthony William Onovughe Ovrawah, Omogha 1, gave royal blessings to Chief Omu and Dr Ugwumba and their entourage and charged them to go about their campaigns peacefully.