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Utomi Candidacy will Unify APC in Delta – AVM Ajobena

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Delta State, AVM Frank Ajobena (rtd), has said that Prof. Pat Utomi remains the best governorship candidate for the APC in Delta if the party wants to really takeover Delta 2019.

He stated this at a retreat organized by Prof. Pat Utomi campaign organization for  supporters of Pat Utomi drawn from the 25 local governments area of the state at Abraka Turf and Hotel, Saturday, adding that Utomi candidacy will unify the party as he is amiable to both camps.

Speaking at the retreat the governorship hopeful, Prof. Pat Utomi charged the two warring factions in the crisis rocking the party in Delta to bury their hatchet and embrace peace. He stated that  most parts of his life has been on struggle to free the society from poor leadership induced poverty.

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While the trust of his government if elected governor of the state, encapsulated as three points agenda, which are: “To End Poverty, “Infrastructural Development and Empowering Communities.”

He noted that Delta state compared to Edo and Anambra is a big embarrassment, and that many Deltans who talks to him expresses shame of what a leading state like Delta has become,” a situation he says, motivated him and other to call Deltans to arise to rescue Delta.

He explained that the easiest way to end poverty in the state is by revamping the educational system, providing qualitative health care which is affordable and accessible, these will save the money the parents would have spent on education and healthcare, while provision social security for poor women, will bridge income bracket.

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Utomi added that, “God has enormously bless Delta State with talents and resources, that Delta should be the base for Nigeria development, but sadly it is lagging on all human indices,” stressing that Asaba resident now goes to Onitsha for medical needs because of the lack of standard state owned medical center in Asaba.

He stated further that he has the contacts and the global network to attract the development partners to invest in the infrastructural development, adding that his approach to governance will be bottom to up, bringing the communities into planning and projects execution.

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The programme which was an interactive session also saw notable APC leaders in the state, which include; AVM Frank Ajobena (rtd), AVM Terry Okorodudu (rtd), Dr. Mrs Evelyn Omawumi Urhobo, Dr. David Ejenebo and others, who believes in the Utomi project threw their weight behind, noting that Utomi is the best material in APC as at today in Delta state.

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