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Ika South Ward 2 Festus Igumbor declares Councillorship position

Ika South Ward 2 stands still as Festus Igumbor declares for Councillorship position

Festus Igumbor declares for Councillorship position

It was a carnival of sort for the faithful of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ward 2 constituency of Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State as their illustrious son, Mr. Festus Igumbor, popularly known as Ofunim, officially declared his aspiration to represent the people of the Ward at the Legislative Arms of the Local Government council.

The occasion held yesterday, December 6, 2020 witnessed unprecedented turnout of crowds that resulted to traffic gridlock at the party Secretariat situated along Ohumere community in Agbor.Ofunim who was overwhelmed with joy following the show of love from friends and well wishers, humbled himself while stating his intentions for the Ward Councillorship position before the Ward party leaders amongst who are Mr. Austin Okoh (PDP Ward 2 Chairman), Elder Sam Nwa-Igumbor, Dr. Donald Peterson, Comr. Amechi Igumbor and other party faithful.

While pleading support for his political ambition, Ofunim promised to perform optimally amid his drive to add to the Ward’s democratic value.Responding, the PDP Ward 2 Chairman, Mr. Austin Okoh, applauded Ofunim for his aspiration amidst remarks of the aspirants noble efforts impacting on the party.

He observed that Ofunim who according to him, has being an asset to the party, has also shown benevolence by financially empowering some faithful monthly and as such, was optimistic that he (Ofunim) would do more for the people when given the mandate.

Meanwhile, Mr. Okoh pointed out that some other members of the party had earlier aspired for same position, but assured that only best hand for the job would emerge to bear the party’s flag for the election.Mr. Okoh’s speech was corroborated by an elder of the Ward, Elder Sam Nwa-Igumbor, who added that candidate for the position would be selected in line with the party constitution.

In another development, members of Ika Children in Diaspora led by Comr. Joseph Ikeke, has thrown their weight behind the aspiration of Ofunim ahead of the Ika South Local Government Council election.They described Ofunim as a worthy leader and progressive political icon, acknowledging that his impact at the Legislative Arm of the Local Government would be more effective to grassroot development.They congratulated him on his successful declaration exercise while praying God to crown his aspiration with victory.
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Bestman Gives Out Daughter In Marriage

The immediate past Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in Ward 9, Ute-Okpu, Deacon Anthony Okoh, also known as, Bestman gave out his daughter, Ogechi Miracle Anthony, in marriage to Onyeji Kelvin Ebodi.Ogechi and Onyeji were on Saturday November 21, 2020 joined in holy matrimony at the auditorium of Church of God Mission (CGM), Ute-Okpu Provincial Headquarters, also known as, Progressive Centre by the resident pastor, P.A Eromosele.

At the end of the church service, a colourful reception was held in their honour at Shalom Event Centre, where everyone who attended was treated to a sumptuous meal and choice wine.

In a brief interview with journalists, Deacon Okoh thanked God for the life of the couple, declaring that their marriage is blessed as he wished them a happy married life. He then appreciated all present for coming to share in their joy.

Couple with bride’s parents

The couple in their separate speeches expressed thanks to God for the success of their marriage. They thanked their family members, friends and well-wishers for their supports. They said their coming together as husband and wife was a dream come true.

The Couple

The Couple with Clergymen and their wivies

Couple with bride’s parents

Couple with both families
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Ika South PDP will remain grateful and 100 percent loyal to Okowa- Jude Onya

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State, Mr. Jude Onya has said that the PDP family in the local government under his leadership will remain grateful and one hundred percent loyal to the executive governor of Delta state, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa.

Onya stated this during his meeting with other Ika South PDP leaders on Friday last week, November 13 at the party Secretariat in Agbor.The Ika South PDP Chairman in his speech thanked all members of the PDP family for their support and cooperation so far, urging them to remain committed and loyal to the party. He reiterated the party’s goal of building a better Ika South and Delta State in general.

He expressed gratitude to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the good things he is doing in Ika South particularly, in the areas of road construction and appointments, declaring that they will remain grateful and one hundred percent loyal to the governor.He said Okowa’s achievements in Ika South surpassed all past government achievements in the local government since 1960.

According to Onya, “We thank Governor Ifeanyi Okowa so much for all he has done and all that he is still doing for Ika South Local Government. We will remain grateful and committed to his government. I have moved round, I have not seen anyone as humble and kind like Governor Okowa. I am very proud of him and I will be with him anywhere he is. Whatever he says is what we are going to do in Ika South because as the leader of our great party in Delta State he is not going to lead us astray. My administration will continue to project, promote and support Governor Okowa and PDP. Ika South will be the number one local government in terms of loyalty to Okowa.

The Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Hon. Sunny Ogwu, Commissioner of Water Resources, Rt Hon. Martin Okonta and other persons who spoke at the meeting said that Ika South PDP will remain loyal to Okowa,noting that they are proud of the governor not only because he is their leader but also, what he has done for the people of Ika South. While advising aspirants for the next local government election in the local government not to embark on monetary induced campaigns they called on members of the party in the local government to remain focused and supportive of the Governor Okowa’s administration.

Present at the meeting were: Jude Onya, Hon(Barr) Victor Okoh, Hon Frank Aghedo,Hon Sunny Ogwu, Rt Hon Martin Okonta, Peter Idion, General Nick Agbogun, retd, Real Admiral Peter Eluma,retd, Chief Philip Igumbor, Dr Chukwuma Nwaonicha,Elder Sam Nwa-Igumbor, Hon Collins Bello, Chief Isioma Okonta, Chief Dr Philip Okwuada, Hon Sunny Tatabuzogwu, Hon Ralph Azeh, Hon Mrs Patience Agboma, Hon Patience Onyesom, Ezinne Mrs Cecilia Ogbonyeri, Dr Donald Peterson, Chief Dr Joseph Eluma, High Chief Godfrey Atuke,Cosmos Igbinije and Deacon Andrew Ashien. Others were: Hon Mrs Cordilia Anyangwu, Hon Edwin Okoh,Mrs Bridget Irubor, Mrs Osayande, Hon Friday Naihoma, Hon Andrew Agwaze, Hon Smart Buzugbe and Hon Ignatius Agboile.

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa

Jude Onya & other Ika South PDP leaders
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