THE Governor-elect for Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has been challenged to ensure that ethnic rivalry becomes a thing of the past in the state.
A socio-political organization, the Organization for Ndokwa Unity (aka Ndokwa Unite) in a press statement made available to Journalists in Asaba stated that the election of Senator Okowa as Governor was divine and requested that ethnic rivalry which has affected the development of the state should be reduced to the barest minimum.
According to the release signed by Chairman and Secretary of the group, Mr. Steve Uweh and Dr Boniface Opia respectively, the victory of Senator Okowa as “founded in celestial affirmation is testimony to the plan of God for you and the Anioma people in particular, your election is proof of the desire of the good people of Delta State to be united in promoting equity, fairness and coexistence.”
“We call on the Governor-elect to use this divine mandate to mobilize all Deltans towards building the Delta State of our dreams, a state devoid of ethnic rivalries,” the Ndokwa Unite stated, adding, “your message of “Prosperity for All Deltans”, embodied in the SMART agenda places is a call on all to resolve and be ready to work in tandem to achieve the prosperity we desire,” the group stated, adding, “we at Ndokwa Unite have resolved to mobilize the peace loving and enterprising people of Ndokwa land in particular and Deltans in general to support your vision.”
While congratulating Senator Okowa as Governor-elect of Delta State, the Ndokwa Unite, added, “we pray God to give you the wisdom to lead the state into enduring prosperity, accept our felicitations.”
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