By Festus Ahon
ASABA—Senior Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on Political Matters,Festus Ukeje, has said that all non indegenes in the state were being mobilized for the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in 2019.
Ukeje, who is also the Vice chairman non- indigenes in the State, said the new chairman of Ohanaeze in Delta Central and South, Mr Michael Ezeh was adopted after wide consultations among all Igbo in the districts.
He enjoined the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Delta Central and South to be focused and articulate in carrying everybody along so as to promote cordial relationship between the Igbos in Delta State and their host communities.
The new President of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Delta Central and South, Ezeh said his vision is geared towards consolidating peace, unity and love for the progress of Ndigbo and host communities.
Ezeh said that “crisis and rancour has never yielded good dividends; it hampers development, progress and unity”, adding that “I will set up a reconciliation committee to bring aggrieved members together and support the Peoples Democratic Party-led administration in the state.”
One of the past Presidents of Ohaneze Ndigbo in the State,
Deacon Jerry Janes who also spoke at the ceremony, called on the new Ohaneze President to work hand in hand with the administration of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa inorder to foster peace and unity in the state.