LG Polls: Ukodhiko commends PDP for choice of Ogorugba’s as Isoko North PDP Chairmanship’s Candidate

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Hon. Jonathan Ukodhiko
By Sarah Ogodo
The Member representing Isoko Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Jonathan Ukodhiko, has stated that yesterday’s affirmation of the immediate past Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State, Elder Prince Godwin Ogorugba at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Secretariat, Ozoro, as the Isoko North PDP candidate for the forthcoming local government election, brings further hope to the good people of the Council Area.
Hon. Jonathan Ukodikho and Elder Prince Godwin Ogorugba
Ukodhiko stated this while responding to questions from pressmen shortly after the unanimous affirmation of Elder Prince Godwin Ogorugba by the Party as Flag-bearer for the July 13 Local Government Elections in Delta State.
Hon. Jonathan Ukodhiko
The Lawmaker, who is the Deputy Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology said the huge turnout of party faithful signifies the acceptability of Elder Prince Ogorugba, who, due to his unrelenting hard work and dedication as Chairman of PDP in Isoko North Chapter, has won the hearts of many within and outside the Party.
Hon. Jonathan Ukodhiko
Having emerged as the sole contestant for the primary election, Elder Prince Godwin Ogorugba was declared winner by the Returning Officer for the primary election, Uche Aligo.
In his acceptance speech, Prince Ogorugba commended the party faithful across the state and local government areas for the peaceful conduct of the Councillorship and Chairmanship party  primaries.
Ogorugba said that the process reflected the wishes of the masses while urging all party faithful to unite ahead of the July 13th Local government polls.
Ogorugba also emphasised that with the peaceful and acceptable conduct of the party primary through out the state shows a total demonstration of Governor Sheriff Oborevwori’s epitome of wisdom and leadership style in bringing true democracy to the  door steps of grassroot by allowing the people to chose those who will represent them at the Local Government Council.
He said the governor has done extremely very well and most of his projects, such as the dualization of Ozoro-Ughelli road, construction of Emevor-Orogun road, the establishment of College of Health Technology Ovrode among others were visible to Isoko North people and they are very happy with the Governor’s performance in his first year in office.
The Executive Director Finance and Administration of Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Chief Kome Okpobor, commended Isoko North party leaders and faithful for the peaceful conduct of the party primary, saying the jubilation and celebrations by the party faithful shows that the party candidate, Elder Prince Godwin Ogorugba is the man of the people and an experienced grassroot politician, who is generally accepted by all.
Speaking in affirmative of the party’s candidate, Hon. Bernard Odior, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Joseph Onojaeme, and  Hon. Mary Samuel described the victory of Ogorugba as well deserved.
Hon. Mary Samuel and Prince Godwin Ogorugba
Hon. Mary Samuel, SA to Governor Sheriff Oborevwori on Women Development
Also speaking, the SA to Governor Sheriff Oborevwori on Women Development, Hon. Mary Samuel assured Isoko North women of Ogorugba’s commitment to bringing more meaningful development across the length and breadth of the Council Area.