By: Ike Philip Abiagom
Ibusa town was in upbeat mood yesterday, as the town host what has been termed a political festival in Ogboli Ibusa.The youths and APC party members across Ward 4, Ibusa region in Oshimili North Local Government Area, on friday, took a powerful stand ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC)general election slated for next year. The young people, in their hundreds, converged to endorse the senatorial candidate of Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and APC candidates.
The Ogboli road in Ibusa was filled to the brim, as a mammoth crowd of youths under the aegis of Progressive APC members declared and pledged their support for Nwaoboshi, whom they described as “contender with clear vision and high capacity”.Nwaoboshi’s vision for growth and development has been experimented in Delta North,taking Anioma in distress in 2015 to envious heights of economic prosperity.
In an opening remark, Ward 4 APC Youth Leader,Nduka Asikuba on behalf of the youth declared that it was the belief of the youths that Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi can take the Anioma nation to greater heights, based on his antecedents as a performer and a detribalised Nigerian.He said the youths had the choice to make in deciding who becomes the next Delta North Senator, but said their choice must be given to a leader who had been tested and could be trusted for progressive leadership.
Senator Nwaoboshi has proven that he is a Youth-friendly Senator, and a good father to all, a true political, Patriotic leader whose desire is to see the APC party soar to greater heights in Oshimili North, Delta, South-South Geo-political zone and ensure that Delta North Youths explore their potentials for sustainable Socio-economic,and Political development of the region and country.
Asikuba, has called on youth groups in the Oshimili North to be focused and support Senator Nwaoboshi who has attracted a lot of projects to our constituency ranging from solar street Light,roads construction,school renovations,supplies of books and chairs,monthly salaries to widows and youth empowerment among others.He said that the meeting with the youths had become necessary as it would ensure that they and political leaders were in synergy at all times for the development of the community and the state.The Youth Leader also urged the youths to vote for Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and APC candidates come 2023.
Reacting to this development,the APC chairman Hon. Austin Nnabuife aka Ojeogbue,who was accompanied by his wife, and other cabinet members, gave a thumbs up to the conveners for what he called “an overwhelming support” shown at the rally. on seeing the massive crowd, the APC chairman said, was an indication of the firm belief in the competence and capability of Nwaoboshi to lead in the next political dispensation.
Nnabuife said:“I thank our teeming youths across the ward 4 for coming to declare this overwhelming support and endorsement for our great leader,Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, to continue representing us at the red chambers and assured his audience that youths would continue to be identified as critical stakeholders.
On his part, he urged all and sundry to register and re-validate their Permanent Voter Cards,If you have no voter card, go and get it. If you have it, go for revalidation of your card. You cannot be part of youths using Instagram and have no PVC to vote.
Asikuba was supported at the occasion by APC chieftains from the local government area and beyond, including The APC chairman Hon. Austin Nnabuife aka Ojeogbue,Legislative Aide to Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi,Hon. Philip Elueme;Comrade Peter Okocha aka bobo nkiti,Chief Mike Diayi,and among others.