By FESTUS AHON
UGHELLI—DEPUTY governor of Delta State, Prof. Amos Utuama, SAN, yesterday, said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was the only party that could deliver the Urhobo nation politically, urging the people to vote enmasse for the party in the October 12 senatorial bye-election.
Utuama, in Udu and Uvwie, during the campaign tour of the party’s candidate, Chief Emmanuel Aguariavwodo, to the areas, said that politics of opposition was not good for the Urhobo nation.
On his part, Chief Aguariavwodo said that the time for the Urhobo to shine politically was now, stressing the need for the people to key into the PDP government of President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan.
Aguariavwodo said that he would work diligently to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people when he gets to the Senate.
Receiving over 3,500 decampees in Udu and Uvwie, chairman of the campaign council, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, said that PDP came out of the primaries stronger.
He said that the primaries that saw the emergence of Aguariavwodo as candidate of PDP for the senatorial election was the most credible in recent times and thanked all those that contested with Aguariavwodo for joining the campaign train.
Oyovbaire told the decampees from Democratic Peoples Party, DPP and All Progressives Congress, APC, that the party has all it takes to move the Urhobo nation forward.
He said: “The Urhobo nation cannot afford to be a minority inside minority,” adding that the people needed a senator that would be in the senate caucus.
Speaking on behalf of the decampees, Chief Christian Wiliki said: “PDP is the light hence we decided to be here.”