By Festus Ahon
UGHELLIâ€”THE member representing Ughelli South local government constituency in Delta State House of Assembly, Olorogun Taleb Tebite, has commended the people of the area for their peaceful conduct during the local government council chairmanship election held last weekend.
Tebite, who made the commendation while chatting with Vanguard on telephone yesterday, also thanked the people for voting en masse for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Dennis Djomah.
According to him, the victory of the party at the council chairmanship election is a testimony of the peoplesâ€™ love for the PDP.
He added that the party had been working tirelessly in the local government since 1999 to improve on the socio-economic well being of the people of the area.
He said the election was a demonstration of democracy in action, stressing that â€œwe are talking about reforms and the reforms must start from the grassroots.â€
Tebite said the PDP in the state would not relent in its effort to better the lot of Deltans, pointing out that the PDP government in the state, led by Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and Prof Amos Utuama, was committed to rendering qualitative service to the people by taking the dividends of democracy to their doorsteps.
In a similar development, Chief Solomon Ahwinawhi, member representing Ughelli North, Ughelli South and Udu Federal constituency in the Federal House of Representatives expressed joy that the chairmanship election was devoid of rancour and acrimony.
Ahwinawhi hailed the people for the orderly manner with which they conducted themselves during the election.
The legislator, who was at Okwagbe and Okpe-Olomu, told the people to continue to vote for the PDP in the interest of sustainable development of the constituency.
He also commended the State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) for the peaceful conduct of the election and assured the people of the constituency that he would continue to do his best to ensure that the people got their fair share of the dividends of democracy.