DELTA CENTRAL SENATORIAL RUN-OFF: UDUAGHAN, OKOWA URGE ELECTORATE TO SHUN VIOLENCE


Ahead of this Saturday’s Delta Central Senatorial run-off election, Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has appealed to the electorate in the area to shun acts capable of disrupting the election.

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan (left) and Governor-elect Ifeanyi Okowa

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan (left) and Governor-elect Ifeanyi Okowa

Governor Uduaghan who made the appeal in Warri during a meeting with elders and leaders of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in the area warned against inciting statements stating that security agencies were poised to deal with anyone engaged in electoral violence.

He reminded politicians and their supporters of the clean bill given to the state by international and local elections observers in the just concluded general elections, stressing that everyone must avoid electoral violence because of the negative effects it has on the economy of the state.

He advised eligible voters in the area to come out and cast their votes as the state government has done everything possible to guarantee their safety.

He enjoined leaders of the party in the area to lead the party to victory in the run-off election as well as thanked all who worked for the victory of the PDP in the previous elections.

The Governor-Elect, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa advised members of the party to be committed to victory in the run-off election.

He condemned acts of violence in some areas particularly in Uvwie Local Government Area which affected the chances of the PDP in the elections and advised PDP supporters to mobilize vote for the party candidate Chief Ighoyota Amori.

The State PDP Chairman, Chief Edwin Uzor encouraged members of the party not to do anything that would affect the party’s chances in the election.

He reminded members that since the run-off election was the last election they should mobilize for votes for the party’s candidate.

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