The Special Assistant, SA (Special Duties), to the Executive Governor of Delta State, on Contributory Health Commission and a stout PDP mobiliser in Aniocha North LGA, Dr. Michael Nwoko, has commended His Excellency, Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, the Executive Governor of Delta State and the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in the State, for promoting internal democracy in the party.
Dr. Nwoko who was addressing newsmen, shortly after the stakeholders meeting of Delta north PDP, held at Ika National Hall, Agbor, Ika South LGA, Friday, stated that the reaffirmation of His Excellency to provide a level playing field for all aspirants during next month’s primaries of the party, has further defined the Governor as a man of high integrity and a charismatic leader who always keep to his words and promises.
Dr Nwoko added that such reaffirmation by the Governor will no doubt reinvigorate and reenforce the interests and enthusiasms of aspirants, strengthen their support bases for PDP throughout the State.
He further maintained that the plead by the Governor to the delegates of the party to vote for the most popular aspirants in the next primaries, to enable the party win the general elections, is visionary and rare patriotic statement by His Excellency to ensure that the current momentum and popularity of the party are sustained right after the primaries, this will guarantee overwhelming victory for the party in the general elections.
Dr. Michael Nwoko, insisted that with the neutral position adopted by the Governor and the leadership of the party in the State, the party will remain united and strong as aspirants who lost out during a free and fair primary election may be encouraged to work for the interest of the party during the general elections. This will enable the party sweep the polls at the general elections, come 2019.
In his words, “I want to commend His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, our amiable Governor and the leader of our great party, the People’s Democrat Party, PDP, for reaffirming his earlier assurance of a level playing field for all aspirants vying for positions in our great party.”
“As you have just heard from the Governor today, he pleaded to our party delegates in next month’s primaries, to elect only popular aspirants as candidates to flag our party’s flag at the general elections, to make us win the general elections with ease. He appealed to them not to make winning difficult for our party by electing unpopular aspirants. The position of the Governor, is visionary and patriotic. It clearly defines him as a man of honour and high integrity. The Governor is ofcourse a charismatic leader who always keep to his words and promises.” Dr Nwoko said.
Continuing he said, “His Excellency’s clear position on our party primaries will sustain the enthusiasms and interests of all the aspirants, strengthen the momentum of PDP support bases throughout the state and create needed unity that is sure to lead us to overwhelming victory during the general elections, come 2019.” He posited.
Dr. Michael Nwoko who is fondly called “OSHOBE”(TRAIN), a name he is proudly called by His Brother and a front line Senatorial Aspirant for the Delta North Senatorial district, Hon. Prince Ned Nwoko and a host of others in the State due to his astute grassroot political mobilisation prowess. When asked for his opinion on the Governor’s directive to aspirants to go to the field to woo the electorates?
Outrightly answered, “I am happy and filled with joy for that statement made by our quintessential Governor adding that it is a demonstration of the Governor’s unique leadership style which will continually buffer his support base across the State and give him clear victory in 2019 and also help to elect only popular candidates in both the primary and general elections”. He concluded.