By FESTUS AHON
UGHELLI—DELTA State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, has enjoined its members to remain focused and steadfast in their belief, arguing that the party was very much on ground in the state.
Disclosing this during a chat with newsmen, the State Publicity Secretary, Mr Frank Eghomien expressed readiness of the party to field candidates in the forthcoming local government council elections in the state.
He insisted that the party was very much on ground , adding, “ACN is a party to beat in the forthcoming local government elections in the State.
The PDP is afraid of us hence the state government is reluctant in announcing date for the election. We are prepared for them whenever they are ready for the elections.”
Expressing confidence in the leadership of Chief Adolo Okotie-Eboh, Eghomien said the leadership of the party in the state has been strategizing after the 2011 elections. He urged members of the party to remain focused and shun rumour mongering.
Eghomien said the ACN was out to alleviate the sufferings of Deltans and described the death of Chief Patrick Atsiangbe as “a colossal loss to the ACN in Delta”.
We will miss him greatly.” Speaking further, he disclosed that Mr Solomon Oyen has been appointed as Acting Vice Chairman of the party in Delta Central and Mr Okonji Chidi was appointed as Acting State Secretary of the party.
Also speaking in the same vain, State Woman leader of the party, Mrs Anneth Oshodi urged female members of the party in the state to continue to rally support for the party. She added that the party has good manifesto for the women.