Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APD) from Itsekiri extraction have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for recognising Delta State in his recent appointment.
They also applauded the efforts of Olorogun Otega Emerhor, in building the APC in Delta State.
In a solidarity visit earlier in the week, the leaders pledged their support for Engr. Samuel Ajenakevwe Adjogbe and Dr. Ogaga Ifowodo, the two nominees for Executive Director Projects and State Representative from Delta State appointed into the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The leaders also discussed ways to further strengthen the party in the state.
The stakeholders who were led by the Delta South Senatorial APC Chairman, Senior Apostle Yemi Omaghomi, had in attendance, Barr. Justin Rewane, Barr. Omasan Agbajoh, Hon. Misan Ukubeyinje, Dr. Omawumi Urhobo, Comrade Tunde Okorodudu, Barr. Wesley Bawo Edema, Piero Young Omatseye, Bawo Oteri, Barr. Solo Igbiaye, Toju Omadeli, Ethel Ayemotse and Prince Valentine Egbe, Warri South LGA chairman.
Otega, who used the occasion to thank them for the solidarity visit noted that he is aware of the disenchantment of a few about the recent appointments and commended them for standing by the party. He urged them to remain committed noting that there is reward for hardwork. He maintained that he will continue to call for peace pointing out that the party is reaching out to aggrieved members with a view to having a united house..
Responding on behalf of the leaders, Snr. Apostle Omaghomi commended Emerhor for his participatory leadership style while pledging to mobilise the Delta South Senatorial zone to continue to support the decisions of the leadership of the party.