*As Odebala Expresses Interest To Contest 2023 Governorship Election
The Delta Central 2023 group has mapped out strategies to lobby top politicians in Delta North, South and Central as part of its drive for an indigene of Delta Central to occupy the governorship seat come 2023.
Speaking during the first meeting of the group after its inauguration last Saturday, Chief Ighoyota Amori, National Leader of DC-23, said the meeting was called to review the inauguration/swearing of the group’s National Executive Council and Board of Trustees at PTI, Effurun last week and also to map out plans to lobby leaders of other senatorial districts in the state to key into the Delta Central 2023 agenda.
He disclosed that the group will visit all Urhobo Traditional Rulers and Urhobo Progress Union within the first week of June to seek for prayers and blessings.
He added that the group is open to all PDP governorship aspirants who are prepared to join, as the group’s lobby message will be to appeal for support from other senatorial districts in Delta state to support aspirants of Delta Central extraction.
Amori also commended Governor Ifeanyi for the support for the people of Delta Central Senatorial District, especially the DC-23. He pray God to always guide him as he takes Delta State to the next level.
Highlight of the meeting was the expression of interest to contest the 2023 Delta State Governorship election by Hon. (Chief) Ejaife Odebala.
Those who attended the first executive meeting includes Chief Ighoyota Amori, National Chairnan, Hon. Solomon Igbrakpata, Deputy National Chairman, Hon. (Comrade) Reuben Izeze Y., 1st Vice Chairman, Chief Suru Salami, 2nd Vice Chairman, Hon. (Chief) Dennis Omovie, 3rd Vice Chairman, Dr. Chris Oharisi, National Secretary, Dr. Amos Ighorodje, Assistant National Secretary, Mr. Matthew Tsekiri, Assistant National Secretary, Barr. Arthur Akpowowo, National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Sunday Apah, Assistant National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Festus Pemu, Assistant National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Godwin Atose, National Organizing Secretary, Hon. Donald Akpojohore, Assistant National Auditor, Mr. Austin Opubor, National Welfare Officer, Chief (Mrs.) Margret Unukegwo, Member, BoT, Rt. Hon. Ovie Agas, Former SSG, Delta State, Chief Faith Majemite, National Women Leader, Hon. Abraham Whiskey, National Provost, Hon. Peter Uviejitobor, Assistant National Welfare Officer, Chief Jerry Eruvwedede, Assistant National Organizing Secretary.
Others are, Hon. Lovette Idisi, Former House of Representatives member, Hon. Elohor Uwhobe, Assistant National Women Leader, Chief George Osikorobia, Assistant National Auditor, Rev. David Otofia, Member, BoT, Hon. (Chief) Andrew Orugbo, National Legal Adviser, Barr. Isaac Itebu, National Treasurer, Hon. (Olorogun) Taleb Tebite, National Financial Secretary, Chief Pius Ovbije, Assistant National Treasurer, Mr. John Otokwefor, Ex-Officio, Mr. Stephen Akemu, National Youth Leader, Hon. Goru Karo Jonathan, Assistant National Youth Leader, Mr. Benson Idje, Assistant National Youth Leader, Hon. Emmanuel Ighomena, BoT Secretary, Dcn. Raymond Edijala Assistant National Treasurer, Hon. Godwin Atose, National Organizing Secretary, Mrs. Philomena Ededey, Assistant National Welfare Officer, Hon. Anthony Akpomiemie, National Auditor, Mrs. Jennifer Efeviroro, Ex-Officio, Barr. William Etubiebi, Bot Chairman, Chief Bernard Edewor, Bot Deputy Chairman, Hon. Efe Ofobruku, Former DTHA Member, Hon. Chief Ejaife Odebala, Former DTHA Member.