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2023: Ebonyi Delegates urges PDP National Leadership not to tamper with list backed by Court Order.

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Godwin Okeh, Abakaliki

The 3-Man Ward Elected Delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi, have appealed to the party’s national leadership not to tamper with the court’s approved list of the three-man ad-hoc delegates and National Delegate of the state ahead of it primaries.

The delegates Led by Ogbonnaya Odii had on May 19 obtained court oder allowing the delegates list from the three-man ah-hoc ward congress of the party.

  

The Delegates obtained an order from court restraining the people’s democratic party from using any Delegate list  for the 3-Man Ward Ad-hoc Delegate and National Delegate (Local Government) congress that is not monitored by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.

The Delegates from the 13 local government areas of Ebonyi, made the appeal while speaking with newsmen in Abakaliki on Monday.

Mr Ogbonnaya Odii, Leader of the elected 3-Man Ad-hoc Delegates in Ebonyi State, said the call became necessary for the party to achieving smooth and peaceful conduct of elections ahead of the 2023.

Odii noted that the list as backed up by Court Order stood the authentic delegates.

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According to him: “The court oder have been obtained and we’re calling on the National Leadership of our dear party to make use of the list as approved by Court.

“The National Working Committee of our party should obey the court and not to tamper with the delegates list for the interest of peace amongst members.

“We also urge the state Chairman of the party Barr Silas Onu to encourage the National Leadership of our party to obey the court order in the interest of  peace and building of the party. This will allow peace to reign in Ebonyi during the primaries and the general elections,” Odii added.

Mr Emmanuel Uka, Leader of Elected National Delegates in  Ebonyi State urged stakeholders of the party to join hands to strengthen oneness ahead of party primaries.

Uka noted that PDP in Ebonyi was united to win in all positions during the general elections and urged the party’s national leadership not to tamper with delegates list as approved by competent Court of record ahead of its primary elections.

“The leadership of our party should allow the people to choose their leaders come 2023,” Uka advised.

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2023: Atiku/Okowa Ticket ‘ll Wrest Power  From APC —Okowa

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vice Presidential  candidate  says only the PDP will wrest from the All Progressives Congress in 2023 general elections.

Okowa stated this while addressing the people of Delta and party faithful who turned out enmasse to receive him at the Grand Reception organised by the State PDP on Thursday in Asaba after his emergence as the party’s Vice Presidential candidate.

The governor, who appreciated God and thanked  Nigerians for his elevation and support, said he was grateful to the Party Presidential Flagbearer, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, for selecting and nominating him as the vice presidential candidate.

According to Okowa, the Atiku/Okowa joint ticket is for victory, hope and the only ticket that will rescue power from the APC led government come 2023.

He said that the nation needed to pray, be resilient and be hopeful, adding that the process of rebuilding the country and give hope to the youth, women and indeed to Nigerians has begun.

Okowa advised youths not to be carried away by the euphoria of the time but remain committed to work with PDP for the positive change that would come.

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He said that he had in the past seven years, with the support of youths, built Delta State, adding that this would be replicated in the national level should the party emerge winner.

The governor said that the PDP-led government, if returned to power, would tackle insecurity, create jobs and rebuild the economy and ensure that education remained key to end this incessant strikes in federal universities and other institutions.

“Atiku has been talking on the need to restructure the country and the need to engage the private sector to provide opportunities for the youth and women.

“We wants to assure the private sector that a new hope is coming and we shall tackle the issues of insecurity by providing jobs for the youth.

“We cannot do this alone but with the support of the women and youths; we shall bring back Nigeria among respected nations in the world.

” So, I urge all of you to go out there to register and collect your Permanent Voters’ Cards and by the grace of God we will win in 2023,” Okowa said.

The Deputy Minority Leader, House of Representatives, Mr Ndudi Elemelu, the Ohaneze Indigbo Youths and that of the Women wings, led by Mr Okonna Nwike and Rita Daniels among other groups, gave their support for the Atiku/Okowa joint ticket.

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Governor Okowa was accompanied home by the PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu and  members of the party’s working committee.

Also, the state Deputy Governor, Mr Kingsley Otuaro, the state party Chairman, Mr Kingsley Esiso,  traditional rulers, clergymen, party faithful and gospel singers, were on ground to receive Okowa in a worship and praise to God for the governor.(NAN)

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Peter Obi Explains Why he Paid  Wike Visit

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The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Mr. Peter Obi has explained the reason he paid a visit to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Port Harcourt.

Obi on Wednesday paid a surprised visit to the former presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at his private residence.

While details of the meeting remains sketchy, the former Anambra State Governor, hours later, took to his official Twitter handle to give a hint on why he met Wike.

He disclosed that he met with the governor to discuss vital national issues.

His tweet read: “Earlier, I visited Port Harcourt, to confer with H.E. @GovWike on vital issues of national interest.”

Obi’s visit came amid speculations that Wike, former presidential hopeful on the platform of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may dump the PDP for the Labour Party.

Review Your Manifestos, Campaign Strategies – Nigerians Tell Political Parties

Citizens of Jigawa State have called on political parties and candidates to review their manifestoes and campaign strategies to suit the demands and aspirations of the people of the state.

This was contained in a ”Next Jigawa Guiding Document” on the citizens’ inputs for the development of the state.

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The outfit is a gathering of professionals who aim to encourage good governance drawn from all segments of the society.

“Next Jigawa” comprises academicians, civil servants, professionals, businessmen, religious scholars, civil society activists and other nonpartisan people who have a passion for the development of the state.

Chairman of the group, Professor Haruna Ibrahim, said the documents were produced to influence the political parties and their candidates to understand the citizens’ needs and work based on their demands and expectations.

He said, ” We have conducted a survey and also gathered citizens’ inputs from all the communities across the 27 local government areas of the state and we finally came up with this document which we hope will be adopted as a guide by political parties and their candidates.

“The document contains areas that need quick and urgent response such as education, health, civil service, commerce, environment and other areas”

Prof. Ibrahim also noted that if the inputs are considered, they would help in the development of the state in particular and the country in general.

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Kogi Assembly Passes Local Government Autonomy Bill

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From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja

Kogi State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed Local Government Autonomy Bill.

This followed the consideration of the bill to alter the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended which seek to abolish Joint Account of the State and Local Governments.

The bill also seeks to create a different account for Local Governments where they are expected to receive their allocation from the Federation Account.

The Lawmakers in their various contributions unanimously threw their support behind the bill, describing it as timely.

The Deputy Speaker, Alhaji Alfa Rabiu noted that the bill which will enhance democracy will also provide financial independence at the Local Government level.

The member representing Olamaboro Constituency, Anthony Ujah explained that the bill is long overdue, saying it will reduce financial pressure on the State Governments.

While the member representing Adavi, Ibrahim Usman stated that the bill will enhance development at the grassroots, Lokoja one counterpart, Umar Tenimu noted that Local Government have not been able to meet their responsibilities due to the Joint Account.

Meanwhile, the President of Kogi State Chapter, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, (NULGE) Comrade Tade Adeyemi, has applauded the State Assembly for the passage of the bill saying the passage would ensure security and development on the council areas.

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He urged other State Assemblies to ensure the passage of the bill so as to get the required two third majority at the National Assembly.

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