Okowa Solicits Support For Jonathan

THE Delta State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the forth coming general elections, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on Nigerians to fully throw their weights behind President Goodluck Jonathan to enable him realise his re-election bid during the Presidential polls.
Okowa, who was speaking when the Executive members of Delta State chapter of Goodluck Support Group (GSG), led by the state Coordinator, Chief Austin Izagbo, visited him in his campaign headquarters in Asaba, said that the call has become more expedient now that the election is around the corner.
The governorship front runner extolled the leadership qualities of President Jonathan that have made him to remain focused in his transformation agenda despite the distraction being caused by some disgruntled elements that are perpetuating acts of insecurity in some parts of the country.
Okowa, who is also the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, disclosed that of all the achievements of the President in various sectors of the economy, the swift and coordinated way the outbreak of the dreaded Ebola virus was tackled that led the World Health Organisation (WHO) to declare Nigeria Ebola free is most outstanding.
He therefore called on all Nigerians to massively vote for President Jonathan, who he described as very tolerant and highly knowledgeable, and all other PDP candidates during the elections, just as he advised all eligible voters to jealously guard their voter’s card as that is the only thing that qualifies them to vote during the polls.
Speaking with journalists after the visit, the Delta North Coordinator of Goodluck Support Group, Rev. Chukwudi Eke, applauded the leadership qualities of Senator Okowa and urged all eligible voters in Delta State to vote for the PDP governorship candidate during the election.
Rev. Eke, who is also the Commissioner representing Ndokwa nation on the board of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), said that having served as a local government Chairman, Commissioner, Secretary to the State Government and a distinguished Senator, Dr. Okowa is the most qualified person to become the next Governor of the state so that Deltans can benefit from his very vast administrative and managerial experience.
He revealed that GSG, in conjunction with other support groups, is already mobilising massive support for President Jonathan, Senator Okowa and other PDP candidates so that they can record resounding victories during the elections.
Rev. Eke advised the youths not to allow themselves to be used as political thugs by selfish politicians who have nothing to offer to the electorate as this is the only way to ensure absolute peace before, during and after the general elections.