By: Ike Philip AbiagomA Political group; “YOUTHS-4-PROMISE-OGUMU 2023’ has appealed to leaders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to support the candidacy of Promise Ogumu in the 2023 Delta State House of Assembly elections. The group made the appeal during a press conference by its Coordinator, Comrade Sab Aliogo on monday in Agbor.
“YOUTHS-4-PROMISE-OGUMU 2023’’, is a political movement and platform built by Ika North Youths to mobilise support for the candidacy of Promise Ogumu as our legislator to represent Ika North East come 2023. Its main objective is to drum up support for Promise Ogumu , to be chosen as the standard bearer of the APC, and for his subsequent victory at the polls in the general elections.
Aliogo also urged APC leaders and good people of Ika North East to ensure that Promise Ogumu emerged as the APC flag bearer in the 2023 Delta State House of Assembly election.“We wish to appeal to APC leaders, present and past party leaders, stakeholders and members of the party, and indeed all well-meaning Ika North East people, to support the candidacy of Promise Ogumu.
“They should ensure that he emerges as the Standard Bearer of the APC for the 2023 Delta State House of Assembly election,’’ Aliogo said.He also called on the,both at home and in the diaspora,to put away sentiments,support this new Moses of our time.
“We have looked at the profiles of those presently aspiring to contest for 2023 Delta State House of Assembly election on the platform of APC in Ika North East .“We have identified Promise Ogumu as the only one with the character and content, political will and capacity required to bring the needed transformation that Ika North East are yearning for.’’
He described Ogumu as a grassroots leader and a uniting figure,a good bridge builder who bridges the gap between young and old. Promise Ogumu is a quintessential leader and gentleman who is very willing to rescue Ika North East people from political bondage.
According to Aliogo,Comrade Promise Ogumu relates equitably with Ika North East in business and in politics without greed or sentiment.“He is an astute politician, entrepreneur and philanthropist, who is perhaps the most visible through his promotion of Youths empowerment in Delta State.