WARRI—Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stalwarts, in Warri, Delta State, yesterday inaugurated a new political forum known as PDP Crusaders which seeks to inject new energy into the campaign project of Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the party’s governorship candidate for next year’s election.
Speaking during the inauguration, President of the group, Prince Suru Diden, said the new forum was out to actualize the governorship ambition of Sen. Okowa and re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan come 2015.
Diden said: “Today’s historic meeting of stakeholders and members of PDP Crusaders provided a platform to canvass support for Sen. Okowa who is the bridge that will connect the three senatorial districts in Delta State. Our key strategy is door-to-door campaign to convince the electorate to vote for President Goodluck Jonathan and Sen. Okowa.
“Sen. Okowa would push forward Governor Uduaghan’s laudable projects in the state.”
While inaugurating the new Exco, the representative of the Grand Patron of the forum, Mr. Vincent Uduaghan said the meeting was a significant step towards winning the general election in 2015.
He also commended Governor Uduaghan for the peaceful conduct of the primaries, which in turn, produced Sen. Okowa.
Those in attendance at the meeting included Mr. Vincent Uduaghan, a representing the Grand Patron, immediate past Chairman of Warri South local government, Mr. Austin Uroye, Mr. Eugene Ebisin, Chief New-year Ifie, Mr. Scout Eyenuro, among others.