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2023:  Remember Ijaw, if you become Delta governor, Burutu PDP urges Sen. Aguariavwodo

Senator Emmanuel Edesiri Aguariavwodo exchanging pleasntry with the Burutu PDP Chairman Hon. Ebike Victor Oromoni addressing Burutu PDP exco members

By Cletus Opukeme, Warri


The People Democratic Party ( PDP) chairman Hon. Ebike Victor Oromoni has urged Senator Emmanuel Edesiri Aguariavwodo to  remember the four Ijaw local governrmt areas in Delta state, if he hepicks the party’s ticket and finally voted as governor of Delta state, saying that the Ijaw communities need infrastructural development.


Hon. Oromoni disclosed while welcoming Senator Aguariavwodo and his entourages in Warri Club who made a  consultative visit to the party eexecutives, soliciting for their support during the primaries and the general election.

The Chairman PDP Burutu LGA, Hon. Victor Ebike Oromoni, asserted that distinguished Senator Emmanuel Aguariawodo has done well for ljaw people and the Niger Delta at large, describing him as a man of  humility whose character has catapulted him to his present status in life.

Senator Emmanuel Edesiri Aguariavwodo exchanging pleasntry with the Burutu PDP Chairman Hon. Ebike Victor Oromoni

Oromoni noted that Burutu PDP delegates speaks in one voice, assuring him of their total support when the time comes.

In his speech, Senator Aguariavwodo thanked the Burutu PDP family for the warm reception and assured that the Ijaws are his people and they are Paramount on his agenda.

The former NDDC Managing Director said ” The ljaw people are my own brothers I am partly from ljaw, Ayakoromo in Burutu LGA,  in particular, and late. Chief. T.O. Onduku”s family is my famiky. whose mother Aligboro is from Okpare Olomu, his big Aunty in Ughelli South LGA, of the state”’

Senator Aguariavwodo stressed that while he was ithe MD in NDDC, he initiated the master plan and design for the development of the Niger Delta region. The shoreline protection, pilling, contruction of landing jetty, bridge building in the riverine areas was among the master plan he initiated.


His words, ” As MD NDDC then, l fought for the development of ljaw nation. It was me that suggested the headquarters of NDDC to be sited at Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital because it was the ljaw people’s agitation that gave birth to the establishment of the commission by former president Olusegun Obasanjo. But after much deliberation, the leaders from the region decided the capital of NDDC should be situated in Portharcourt, and that was how it came to stay”.

Speaking further, Senator Aguariavwodo noted that through NDDC, he masterminded the construction of Gberegolor/Esyanma bridge, road from Esyanma to Ayakoromo, road from Bomadi to Tuomo down to Ojobo among others.

” Let me not take too much of your time because you all will went back to your various communities in the river. The purpose of my meeting with you today is to consult, appeal and solicit for your support and votes in the forthcoming PDP primary elections. I am among the founding fathers of our dear great party in Delta State, entrust me with your votes and l will not disappoint the people of the riverine communities when elected Governor of Delta State through PDP platform. I strongly believe that with God and your help, l can make it to Government House, Asaba come 2023″.

Senator Aguariavwodo also commended the Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, for his unprecedented developmental strides across the state, stressing that he will continue from where he stops when he becomes the next governor..



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