Breaking News
Translate

We didn’t endorse Manager, Itsekiri leaders insist

By Emma Amaize

WARRI—ITSEKIRI Leaders of Thought, ILT, in Delta State, yesterday, denied that it had endorsed Senator James Manager, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for Delta South senatorial district.

ILT Secretary, Mr Edward Ekpoko, told Vanguard that the group was surprised to read in the newspapers that it had endorsed Manager.

He said the serving senator, who is gunning for the position for the fourth time, actually visited the group and was received by Pa J. O. Ayomike last Sunday.

“The ILT chastised him that it was only when he wants to contest elections that he comes to meet them.”

Ekpoko said that the group urged Manager to represent the three ethnic divides, Ijaw, Isoko and Itsekiri that make up the senatorial district equitably if he gets the mandate of the electorate.

 

All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!