…The second coming of Angele is divine – Takeme …We must be united as a party to confront our darkest challenges – Oromoni …I will pay more attention to human capital development this time around – AngeleBy Binebai Princewill Leaders and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State earlier today thronged Burutu, headquarters of the Local Government Area for the official handing over of flag to all the Councillorship candidates in the local government to kick-off campaigns ahead of the March 6th local government elections in the state. The Liberator Newspapers can report.
The twin event saw political leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) storming the ceremony with different messages directed to the people of Burutu Local Government Area on the need to vote for the PDP in the forthcoming council polls. In his opening remark, Hon. Ebike Oromoni, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Burutu Local Government Area had while addressing different issues within the party called for unity, stressing that without unity in the party, it will be difficult to move on as a leading party. While congratulating the standard flag bearers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Oromoni had tasked the Councillorship candidates to be vigilant and should immediately return to their various wards to campaign from unit to unit, warning that no stone should be left unturned. Speaking further, the Burutu Local Government PDP Chairman also warned the flag bearers that it is not going to be business as usual, maintaining that everyone must show working, stressing that everyone should go about their campaigns with strict adherence to Covid-19 preventive measures. On his part, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta South Senatorial District, Chief (Dr) Julius Takeme (JP) stated that the second coming of Hon. Godknows Angele, former Chairman of the local government and flag bearer of the party ahead of the March 6th local government elections in the state is a divine one, adding that the entire people of Burutu Local Government stands to gain more from the continuity joint ticket of Hon. Godknows Angele and his deputy Chief Combolous Ikisa. In urging the people of Burutu to continue to sustain their support for Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, the Delta South PDP Chairman, Dr. Julius Takeme had described Okowa as the most performing Governor in Nigeria, adding that the Governor has done a lot for the people of Burutu and that he is sure that more works will be done as the Governor will be finishing strong. In his words: “The return of Angele is divine hence his return is our collective responsibility. We can all attest to his good deeds while as a council Chairman. As a people, let us vote for only PDP come March 6th to secure a better tomorrow. “However, Hon. Godknows Angele had in his remark hinted the People of Burutu Local Government Area that he will be focusing more on human capital development, adding that the administration cannot continue to spend on infrastructural development of the council while the people will go hungry. He particularly appreciated the people of Burutu for their supports during his last administration, stressing that more of such support is needed in his second coming, adding that if elected, he will not dissapoint them like he did in his first outing. In his words: “While soliciting for your votes, I want to assure you that we have done it before hence we will do it again this time bigger, better and stronger. “We will massively design programmes for human capital development, people need to eat, I promise to tackle insecurity of the council, i want to massively engage community chairmen across Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State for peaceful transition of community executives. “I will seriously tackle health challenges by building health facilities across the council, all health centers across Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State will be fully operational. “Ogulagha market project must be completed and will be functioning during my second tenure.”On his part, Barr. B. D. Ekpese, Chairman Burutu Local Government 2021 PDP Burutu Local Government Campaign Committee had appreciated the party leaders and faithfuls across the council that turned out for the event, stressing that Burutu is PDP and PDP is Burutu. “I expressed deep appreciation for the massive turnout of PDP faithfuls, Burutu is home of the PDP. We don’t need long stories to tell here, our actions are our story, Burutu knows that PDP is talk na do. “We are always with you to redefine a better Burutu, come March 6th, our dear electorates should vote for PDP as the only party in our local government.” Barr. Ekpese sated. High point of the event was the presentation of flag to all the Councillorship candidates of the party across the Local Government. The candidates that received flags include: Ward one1: Orubide Yintugha Franca2 Mr Epaintu Sanu ward 2Ward 21 Hon. Biakpara Pudiya ward 32 Hon.Aseyaiyei Eregu- ward 4Ward31 Oweipade Orone- ward 5Ward 41 Mr Ebiowei Emofiegha -ward 62 Mr Amalazor Eseimokumo- ward7Ward 51 Hon.Akpokenebrapagha Brisibe- ward 82 Mr Odafe Ekereke- Ward 61 Mr Amakama Perezide -ward 102 Mr Juma Diofelo- ward ElevenWard 71 Mr Ayabotu Otoro-ward 12Ward 81 Mr. Clement wagha-ward 132 Mrs. Gift Gomero-ward 14Ward 91 Mr Akpososo Bringla-ward 152 Mr.Benson Clark-ward 16Ward 101 Hon. Spencer Takeme- ward – 172 Mr. Tubotu Perelade- ward 18Ward 111 Mr.Prosper Lamiengha- ward 192 Mr. Emmanuel Sanibeni – Ward 20PDP leaders in Burutu Local Government that graced the occasion include Chief Dr. Julius Takeme, PDP Chairman Delta South, Hon. Asupa Peter Forteta, member representing Burutu North, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon.Pullah Ekpotuayerin, Member representing Burutu South, Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Ebikeme Clark, former Chairman of Burutu Local Government and currently Adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Rt. Hon. Asiaye Joseph Alubese, Hon. Paul Krugbe, Hon. Richard Tuedon, Hon. Arede Edeimene, Hon. Ebike Oromoni, PDP Chairman, Burutu Local Government Area, Chief James Nieketen, Hon. Fred Brisibe, Mr. Enoch Azigbeotu, Comr. Emmanuel Gesikekeme Akpule, Chief Amb. (Dr) Godspower Tomone with the host of others that graced the event at the Council Pavilion in Burutu town, headquarters of the Local Government Area fondly called the island of no regret. The Liberator Newspapers can report that all the 11 ward PDP Chairmen constituting Burutu Local Government were present to grace the historic occasion.