APGA Delta State Campaign Team Inaugurated…as Ogboru releases Seven-Point Jubilee Agenda ….Okunbor says democracy must return to the people


It was gathering of mammoth crowd and who is who in All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at Orchid Hotel, Asaba, the Capital City of Delta State, as the party inaugurated its campaign council for emancipation of good governance come 2023, which was captured in the Seven-Point Jubilee Agenda Manifesto of the party.

While addressing the mammoth crowd of the party faithfuls, the Delta State Governorship Candidate of the party, Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru stated that the Jubilee Agenda encapsulates the party’s Seven-Point Jubilee programme which focuses on reforms and development in education, housing, agriculture, environment and youth development.

“The APGA point Jubilee Agenda derives from the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals,SDGs. It is a blueprint and a call to action towards ending poverty and defeating hunger, promoting quality education, good healthcare and justice, protecting the environment, among other critical issues and thus achieving a better peaceful, prosperous and sustainable life for all Deltans.

The plank of the Jubilee Agenda is the party’s exclusive initiative on the comprehensive development of the state with the Local Governments Boards as the Special Purpose Vehicle, SPV of this transformative change. This is called the Equal Opportunity Local Government Development Initiative, EOLGDI

This is a 60 billion naira annual initiative, which translates to 200 million naira monthly to each of the 25 LGAs in the State. That is 5 Billion naira monthly on a state-wide basis.

It is envisaged that over the 4 year period of the administration, this will translate to direct infrastructural development of about 500m-600m in about 125 communities.

It is time to take back our state. Delta State is one of the richest states in Nigeria yet wallowing in poverty. We have crude oil in Delta and we are accumulating money from it. Recently, 1999 Oil derivation was released and Delta State had the highest share of over two hundred Billion naira. What did we do with it? Nothing. This nonsense must stop.

Delta is at the verge of collapsing but we will not let it collapse. This is why I’m out to deliver Deltans from this political squalor. I will never abandon anyone.

Let us put our hands together to see how we can set Delta State free for a Jubilee, he said”.

He therefore appreciated everyone who graced the inauguration for their support for APGA, enjoined them to take the goodnews of the party back to their various homes, as he prayed God to grant them journey mercy back homes.

Also, the standard flag bearer of All Progressive Grand Alliance,APGA for Delta State House of Assembly seat in Ika South Constituency, Comr. Okunbor Johnson Onaiwu, popularly known as, OJ Best said that APGA is not just a political party but movement and they are out to return democracy to the rightful owners.

“We should forget about politics of mediocre and embrace credibility. Unity is a watchword to win this election. Democracy is for the people and this is what we are out to achieve. It is the people first before anything else.

We are formidable and fully on ground to deliver dividends of democracy to our people in the Constituency. We will make sacrifices and nurture our people hope in attracting meaningful projects to the local government and Delta State at large”, he assured.

He enjoined them to support all APGA’s candidates to emerge victoriously at the polls come 2023. He also thanked the party’s faithfuls for their show of love and undivided loyalty to the vision of the party in the Constituency and Delta State large, praying God to grant them their heart desires in all areas of life.

The high points of the occasion were, Inauguration/swearing-in of the members of the campaign Council and taking of photographs.