Delta 2023: Ijaws Begins Consultation With Delta North, Visits Traditional Rulers, Onu Ika, Others

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…Get full gist As the political battle gathers more momentum on who succeeds His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa come 2023 in Delta State, a powerful delegation from the Ijaws  led by an Ijaw elderststeman, Alaowei Broderick Bozimo paid a consultative visit to Delta North Traditional Rulers Forum and  the Ika Social Cultural Group, Onu Ika to seek for their support towards actualizing their drive to produce the next Governor of Delta State in 2023. The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide can report. Read the full story below:DELTA 2023: DELTA IJAW LEADERS PAY CONSULTATIVE VISIT TO DELTA NORTH TRADITIONAL  RULERS AND OPINION LEADERS, AS OBI OF OWA THANK IJAWS FOR SUPPORTING GOV. OKOWAIjaw Leaders in Delta State led by Former Minister of Police Affairs,  Alaowei Broderick Bozimo yesterday paid a consultative visit to Delta North Traditional Rulers Forum and  the Ika Social Cultural Group, Onu Ika to seek for their support towards actualizing their drive to produce the next Governor of Delta State in 2023.Alaowei Bozimo thanked the members of the  Delta North Traditional Rulers  Forum and  Ika Social cultural group, Onu Ika, for receiving the Ijaw delegation in the Palace of His Royal Majesty, the Obi of Owa, HRM Emmanuel Oyinke Eferzomo and the Secretariat of the Onu Ika in Ika North and Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State.Bozimo informed the Delta North Traditional Rulers that the Ijaw delegation decided to visit the Traditional Rulers first before consulting with other stakeholder because of their respect for the traditional institution. He appealed to the traditional rulers to support the desire of the Ijaw people to produce the next Governor of Delta State with the support of other ethnic nationalities saying that the Ijaw in Delta State have been supportive in the emergence of governors over the years and pleaded with the traditional rulers to speak to their subject on their behalf. He promised that a Delta State Governor of Ijaw extraction would work with all stakeholders, treat everybody and all part of the state as equal stakeholders and provide the enabling environment for peace to reign in Delta State. Speaking further, Alaowei Bozimo said that contrary to the wrong impression in some quarters the Ijaws are not promoting a tribal agenda. He stated that the Ijaws from the Delta South Central District deserve to produce the next Governor of the state, the position having rotated across all the three Senatorial districts of the state.In their separate responses, HRM  Emmanuel Oyinke Eferzomo 11 Obi of Owa kingdom and Mr.  Daniel Usifoh who spoke on behalf of their people appreciated the Delta Ijaw delegation for coming to consult with Traditional Rulers and Leaders of Ika Nation.
His Majesty, Obi Eferzimor said he was excited that the Ijaw delegation recognised and accorded the traditional institution in Delta North their due respect in their bid to produce a Governor of Ijaw extraction in 2023. The Monarch thanked the Ijaw nation for the support the they gave to their son,  Governor Ifeanyi Okowa during the 2014 PDP gubernatorial primaries which contributed immensely to Okowa’s emergence and assured that they would consult with their subjects on what is best for them in the 2023 contest.On his part, the head of the collective leadership of Ika social cultural group, “Onu Ika” the umbrella body of Ika nation, Mr. Daniel Usifoh expressed joy about the visit of the Ijaw delegation to the Ika nation. He expressed his assurance to collaborate with any group that has a positive agenda for Delta State in 2023, pointing out that the Ijaws are reliable and trusted friends to the Ika nation. The Ijaw delegation was received at the Onu Ika National Secretariat by its leader Mr. Daniel Usifoh, Prof. Peter C. Egbon, Chief Johnson Elikwe, Chief Liz Ogbetu, Omumu Shadrach , KSC, Dr. Idiaghe Samuel N.A Chief Elijere  I.S, Apaokueze Monday (Jp), Lady Justina Afambi (JP), Lady Edith .E  Otoh (JP), Geoval Kwiliodu (JP), Comr. Uti  Chuks. On the other hand, the Ijaw delegation which was led by Former Minister of Police Affairs had among others Rt. Hon. K.O Preyor (Acting Majority Leader, Delta State House of Assembly) Prof. V.F Peretomode (Former Vice Chancellor, Delta State University) Hon. William Angadi (Chairman, Bomadi LGA) Barr. Newworld Safugha, (Former Commissioner for Energy) Chief J.T Government (Chairman, Governing Council, Institute of Marine Technology, Burutu) Joel Bisina, PhD (Former Commissioner for Special Duties), Barr. David Ekerekosu, (Former Commissioner for Oil and Gas) Dr. Chris Ekiyor (Former President,  IYC and Commissioner for Commerce) Dr. Doubra Okotete (Chairman, IYC, Western Zone) Chief James Nieketin (J.P) Chief  M.O.E Tiemo, Chief Wellington Bobo,Hon. Bebeteidoh W. Austin, Chief L. Tiemo Lady Felicia Gborgbor Hon. Patricia Ikoyo,Hon. Collins Olorogun, Comrade Moses Fiyebor, Hon. (Chief) Roland Kemefa Eng. Pius Donyegha, Dr. Tumbo Brodrick.

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