BY MICHAEL EKOKORUWE
Formal commissioner of education Delta State Professor Chief Abednego Eloghene Ekoko, has reiterated the victory of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) during the forthcoming 2019 general election. Professor Ekoko made the statement during the inauguration of campaign canvassers at Uzere, Isoko South local government area of Delta State.
The formal commissioner and passed sole administrator of Delta State University said, to fast track the process of victory for the People’s Democratic party (PDP) in the coming elections, he is inundated at spicing up the efforts of existing party structures as his contribution to ensure absolute victory at the polls.
The canvassers which according to professor Ekoko shall be known as EKOKO CANVASSERS FOR OKOWA, MANAGER AND OKUWEH (ECOMO 2019), were drawn from all the wards of Isoko South local government area of the state. Those inaugurated were mobilized to start work immediately.
Ekoko sued for peaceful conduct before and during the conduct of the elections even as he charged the canvassers to move round entire Isoko South local government area and campaign for votes in accordance with the party candidates issue based manifestos.
In attendance was senator James O. Manager, candidate for Delta South Senatorial District, Mr. Raphael Odorewu, chairman PDP Isoko South and party stalwarts from the area. Also members of political labour congress known as Frontier Interest Group, an umbrella body of the working class, professional, organized labour and associate institutions attended the ceremony.
In another development, professor Abenego Ekoko hinted on the symposium organized by the forum of intellectuals of Delta State for good governance on the theme “ Consolidating Democracy and the imperative for good governance” held at Isoko development union secretariat Oleh recently.
He posited that the performing candidates could be returned for another term while non performing candidates should be voted out. Ekoko called on the electorates to collect their PVC and value them even as he stated that Nigeria need people who can govern well and unite the people and not to divide the people.
Professor Ekoko added that the three tiers of government are equally important and the separation of powers operates within their limits. He noted that due process be applied in discharge and upholding the law of electoral processes. He condemned the acts of rigging elections through the importation of unqualified and sponsored voters.
Ekoko called on INEC to be seen to be fair and transparent in the discharge of their duties, noting that the component parts of governance where an all inclusive participatory and obedience / conformity to rule of law be embedded. Electorate should be properly and continually indoctrinated in voter’s education prior during and after elections by the elites and academics, he said.