*Says Omo Agege, an adopted Ijaw son
By Steve Seigha, Warri
Delta Ijaw political mechineries have called the deputy senate president, Senator Ovie Omo Agege to prepare himself for Delta state governorship race in 2019 to build star projects across the state.
In a press statement jointly signed by the President Hon. Garry Stanley and Comrade Doubra C. Okotete made available to Daily Watch on Monday, said ‘‘ The call became necessary as Omo Agege, Mr. Project influencer, who influenced the Okwagbe / Ayakoromo road,through NDDC, can be best described as an adopted true Ijaw son.
‘‘Deltans are earnestly asking you to contest because your ambition to rule Delta must surely come to reality 2023 and Delta must stand to gain tremendously. He who plans early, plan to win victoriously.’’ They said.
According to the group, ‘‘Deltans votes consciously according to the zoning arrangements of the state. We the Ijaws are able, willing and ready to support our brothers from Urhobo to clinch the gubernatorial seat once again as politics is a game of numbers.
‘‘As a former SSG, Principal Secretary, and a technocrat to Delta state, you have all the technical experience, expertise to build star projects in every senatorial district that will stand the test of time and lift Delta state to a state of excellence’’
The group stated that politics is all about federal connection, numerical strength, and sound reasoning, which Ovie has all the technical requirements to contest for the plump position in Delta comes 2023.‘‘As a detribalized Deltan, we urge you to get ready and contest Delta Guber race in 2023’’ They urged.