By Ovasa Ogaga, Delta—- October 3rd, 2016 ———
The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Orogun Ward 1 and 11, Ughelli North local government area, Delta State, Sunday inaugurated its Elders and Leaders council, charging members of the party to remain committed and focus in the task of repositioning the party.
Speaking at the event, the convener of the meeting, Chief Emmanuel Ogobene stated that being an elders and leaders of a party is a call to serve. “Therefore, those chosen should bear in mind that there are work to be done.”
He also emphasized the need for the members and leaders of the party to work in unity, noting that with the calibers of leaders in the party, if everyone is committed, the party will have a clean sweep come 2019 election, because the, “who is who in Orogun politics is here with us.”
Other notable leaders who spoke at the event includes the former House of Assembly member for Ughelli North constituency 1, Chief Friday Onodjae , the immediate past chairman of Ughelli North local government area, Chief Friday Akpoyibo, told the party faithful to redouble their to win more members.
The meeting that had over 100 leaders of the party in attendance resolved to work harder to bring in more members and also reach out to other progressives within Orogun 5clan, in order to completely root PDP out of Orogun.
Some of the leaders at the meeting includes; Chief Emmanuel Ogobene, Chief Friday Onodjae, Chief Friday Akpoyibo, Chief Agboje Amos, Chief George Omo-Agege, Chief Joelson Efetobor, Chief Jones Ecombi, Mr Chuks Erhire, Bishop Frank Atagana.
Others include Mr. Felix Ogbajini, Mr. Akiti Anthony, Ward 1 Chairman, Mr. Edward Ofomona, Asst. State Organising Secretary, Hon. Onome Okpako, Hon. Beauty Usogn and Barr Denis Warri, among others.