By Akpokona Omafuaire
WARRI – THE Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli has called on well meaning Itsekiri sons and daughters to always remember their root and see how to contribute to the development of the Itsekiri nation.
The revered monarch made the call in his palace on Tuesday during a courtesy call on him by an aspirant for Delta South Senatorial seat under the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Barr. Irone Rita Begho.
Ogiame noted that the expertise of everyone is needed to fast track the needed development, he showed his excitement at the weight of the work and educational experience of Begho.
Barr. Irone Rita Begho, a scion of late Chief E.N.A Begho of Warri Kingdom used the opportunity to appealed to leaders and delegates of APC to give a woman chance to emerge as the party flag bearer..
The eloquent APC Senatorial hopeful with 32 years post-call experience as a lawyer is an expert in Peace Building and Conflict Management who had worked with the United Nations.
She assured the people of Delta South Senatorial District of quality representation if given the mandate just as she sought the blessing of the Monarch for her Senatorial aspiration.
According to her, there is no better time to canvas for a female to represent Delta South than now, after more than 18 years of uninterrupted male domination in the senatorial seat.
Begho who had worked with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO, served as Director, Delta State Development and Property Authority as well as Director, Federal Ministry of Water Resources was part of the brain behind the Victoria Garden City in
She promised to bring a new lease of life to representation of her people as a reputable international lawyer with vast experience of the Niger Delta region.