From Albert OGRAKA:
Frontline leader of the Peaples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta state, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA, has congratulated Rt. Hon. Sheriff Francis Oborevwori, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, for emerging as the flag bearer at the Governorship Primaries the Party held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
In a his congratulatory message titled, “The Beginning, A New Frontier”, Bashorun Askia said the victory was a proof of Rt. Hon. Sheriff Francis Oborevwori’s better connection with the people.
He described Rt. Hon. Sheriff Francis Oborevwori as a consummate politician, astute and tactical mobiliser, adding that as a front line legislator, he was a popularly accepted grassroots man with humane traits.
He therefore assured the PDP gubernatorial candidate of a full dose dedication and support to delivering on the agenda of protection of the interests of the people, which has been the Speaker’s hallmark.
The message personally signed by Bashorun Askia Ogieh reads:
“On behalf of my political family, Hope Alive, and my entire dedicated followers and ardent believers, I wish to specially salute my bosom friend, political ally, consummate politician, astute and tactical mobiliser and front line legislator, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Francis Oborevwori, Honourable Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, for emerging as the flag bearer at the Governorship Primaries of our great party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
“We did not anticipate a political earthquake as it happened, we merely set out to ensure that a popularly accepted grassroots man with humane traits emerged as our candidate and the discerning members of our party, the PDP, saw all that in you and have so endorsed you through their votes, to fly our flag to victory in 2023.
“Indeed, this is one sumptuous victory of a landslide character that has demonstrated your immense electoral weight, value and candour. It is the pure testament of your well earned credibility over the years. You have evidenced a proof of better connection with the people and you are inches away from riding gloriously to the number one seat in our dear State, by the grace of God.
“Having successfully navigated the primaries, the task ahead calls for greater commitment and unity from all stakeholders and the entire PDP.
“I urge you to uphold the virtues of humility, kind-heartedness and commitment to the protection of the interests of the people that have been your hallmark.
“Aware of the assignment ahead, rest assured of a full dose dedication on our part to delivering on this agenda to the pride of Delta State.
“Your victory is not only sweet, it is a statement of conviction and an appetiser for better things in the offing.
“Once again, congratulations, my dear Hon. Speaker for this huge victory, our victory.”