…..”bring your strong arguments, prepare your best but once you see God moving as much as you can, embrace it and it will be well with you….you are our brothers”.
“My prayer for you is that we cooperate with God as He is doing the shaking, sieving and the refining because once that individual emerges, i am convinced that the entire state will simply accept and in our acceptance, it will make our journey, our rise better”…. Atuwatse III added.
The Warri Monarch who personally addressed the Ijaw delegation added…” my appeal to every single one of you as we go into 2022 and 2023 to open your hearts and align your hearts to what God is doing”.
…..it is very important that Delta State is key to the success of Nigeria …..but more than ever before my eyes are open to see that if Delta State get it right, Nigeria will get it right so effortlessly “.
…..Delta State is in the hands of God, He is interested in who becomes governor….I believe that the cycle has come to an end as all the three senatorial zones have produced governors ……..”.
The Leader of the Delta Ijaw for Governor 2023 Lobby Team, Alaowei Broderick Bozimo congratulated Ogiame Atuwatse III on his successful ascension to throne of his forefathers adding that the visit was to seek for his prayers as the Ijaw nation has indicated interest in producing the next governor of Delta State come 2023.
….”Ijaw people said i should come and tell our itsekiri brothers of Iwere land that this time around we will like to taste gubernatorial power… it is only fair that we are considered”.
…all these years the Ijaw people have supported other zones…..we supported Chief James Ibori who is maternally Itsekiri and off course our own son, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, we stood solidly behind him to become governor and lastly we supported Senator Ifeanyi Okowa from Delta North “.
On zoning, Alaowei Bozimo noted …..”if you want to zone this political ‘osusu’ that has gone round, the next round should start from Delta South and for justice, fairness and equity the Ijaws should produce the next governor”.
On the Delta Ijaw for Governor 2023 delegation were the Leader, Alaowei Broderick Bozimo, Business Mogul, Chief Tunde Smooth, Gen.Broderick Demeyeibo (rtd), Hon.Emomotimi Guwor, member DTHA, Hon.Basil Ganagana,Comm.for Transport, Dr. Barry Pere Gbe, Comm.for Economic Planning, Hon Daniel Yingi, Former member DTHA and Special Adviser to the Governor, Hon William Angadi, Chairman Bomadi L.G.A, Hon Joel Bisina PhD, Barr.Newworld Safugha, former Commissioner for Energy,Barr.Fred Owotorufa, Barrister David Ekerokosu, former Commissioner for Oil and Gas and Mrs Powell Guebe, Second Member,Local Government Service Commission
Others are Prof R.K Moruku, Dr Broderick Tumbo,Chief Boro Opudu, Chairman Delta State Land & Waterways Security, Chief Johnny Aribogha, Chief Roland Kemefa, Hon.Stella Agidee SSA to the Governor, Chief Wellington Bobo, Bishop Godwin Soroaye,Mr Ekenwan Akwagbe, Chief Robert Afuruku, Dr. Akpos Mezeh, Barr. Eric Omare, Former IYC President, Barr.Francis Abulu, Hon Godwin Edimogiren SSA and Hon Okoloba Progress Dimaro.
Also on the delegation were Amb. Okporu Augustine (JP),Hon Dorathy Clark,SSA.
Hon Felicia Gborgbor, Hon Sagbegha Korokorosei,Hon.Patricia Asiyai,SSA,MadamGloria Okubodogha,Comr.Tina Tobusi, IYC National Woman Leader, Comr.(Dr) Doubra Collins Okotete, IYC Chairman, Mr Stephen Zipamor, Director of Protocol, Hon. Ebi Agbor, Hon Brenda Ayapaye, Come Moses Fiyebor and others.
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III and some Palace Chiefs and notable politicians of Itsekiri extraction received the Ijaw delegation.