PDP Reconcilatory Efforts Fruitful –Uduaghan

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State says that the recent reconciliatory efforts of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State are yielding positive results.
The governor who stated this at the weekend in Koko, headquarters of Warri North Council Area during the PDP’s local government congress, noted that the rapprochement in the party was responsible for the peaceful conduct of the congresses across the state.
He said that he was happy that party members displayed the same cooperative behaviour during the ward congresses penultimate Saturday in the state, stressing “this development is an indication that our reconciliatory efforts within the PDP are working and yielding results”.

According to him, the party was determined to build internal democracy using the grassroot as starting block. To him, teamwork and co-operation has enabled the party achieve success, stressing that a formidable grassroot structure would go a long way in ensuring a peaceful zonal, state and national PDP Congress.
His words “Once we are able to get the ward and local government structure right, then we will have no problem with the Zonal, State and National Congress. This will enhance governance in the country.”
He commended PDP faithful in the state for conducting a hitch-free and successful local government congress and expressed satisfaction at the peaceful and co-operative spirit displayed by members of the party.
He observed that, he was impressed with the reports received from the local government council in the state, adding that the development was as a result of the reconciliatory moves earlier made by the party leaders.
He commended the party leaders in Warri North Local Government Area for the smooth conduct of the exercise, stressing that the early arrival of the congress officials contributed to the success of the exercise.
The congress started with the accreditation of delegates from the ten wards of the local government after which the returning officer and PDP youth chairman in the state, Barrister Arthur Akpovwovwo briefed delegates on option A4 which required them to queue behind the candidates they want to elect.
The congress which was monitored by the lndependent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Electoral Officer in the area, Mr. Friday Ekhaguere and his team and 18 PDP leaders were elected to run the affairs of the local council.
Present at the exercise in Koko were PDP stalwart and Commissioner for Agriculture and National Resources, Barrister Misan Ukubeyinje, two prominent women leaders- the member representing Warri North in the State Assembly, Hon. lrene lmilar and Former Commissioner in the state, Rev. Shola Williams among others.