Fri. Sep 18th, 2020

Delta 2023: Angozi makes case for Ijaw Governor, says there is nothing like zoning

By Binebai Princewill

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A leading political figure in Delta State, Hon. (Dr) Braduce Amakazi Angozi has counseled Deltans ahead of 2023 that the Governor that must succeed the present administration should be an Ijaw man.
Dr. Braduce also dismissed claim of zoning in the state, stressing that there is nothing like zoning in Delta State, maintaining that it was only a political gimmick emplored by group of people within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to satisfy their political interests as at then.
The Burutu Local Government born political champion made the shocking revelation yesterday in his Warri mansion where he hosted Newspaper Publishers to intimate them on his position on the alleged issue of zoning.
Speaking further, Braduce stated that for the purpose of equity, fairness and justice, the Ijaws of Delta State must be given the opportunity to become the next Governor of the state as they have supported other tribes in achieving their Governorship ambitions overtime.
While dismissing the zoning matter, Angozi also used the medium to indicate his interest for the governorship election in the state come 2023, adding that zoning is a none issue on his ambition as it is only a mirage.
Giving series of reasons to buttress his point, the Ijaw politician explained that if there is zoning why would PDP be having contestants from other zones vying for the governorship of the

state.

Nevertheless, while decrying the level of underdevelopment of the Ijaws and their areas in Delta State, the political Pope argued that Ijaws must become the next Governor in order to balance the political ratio of the state.

It would be recalled that Dr. Amakazi, the political Pope was a former Governorship aspirant in the state under PDP.
However, Braduce is a former chairman of Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, A position he used in transforming lives across the council and beyond, he later metamorphos after leaving Burutu Council as its chairman was appointed into the Delta State Executive Arm of Government as commissioner for Agriculture during Chief James Onenefe Ibori’s administration.

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