By Paul Olayemi
A Delta State House of Assembly aspirant, Comrade Erhomarua Eloho Afure,has urged his followers not to relent in their support for candidates of the All Progressive Congress, APC, at next year’s general election, noting that the Governorship aspiration of the Deputy Senate President, Barr Ovie Omo – Agege is a task that must be achieved.
Afure who lost to Barr. Hero Omuirhiriren at the, APC, Delta State House of Assembly, Okpe constituency primaries in Orerokpe, Delta State hinted that” he has accepted the decision of the party leaders and excos.
“The party leaders and excos have made their decision and we have accepted it and we are going to work with the decision of the party” the former student leader, while calling for unity said he did not lose.
“We didn’t lose, it’s God’s will that prevailed, there is every reason to still host my supporters and I am doing so to let them know that through thick and thin we will always be together and I really appreciate them. We are like family and we still have more job to do,
We have the Governorship election coming up, I want to make sure they are on ground to deliver all the candidates especially the Senate Deputy President, Barr Ovie Omo-Agege which is a task that must be achieved”
He urged party faithfuls not to relent in their effort towards next year’s general election insisting the party can not afford to lose at any level.
“Next year is the time but we must start working now, five over five is not just by saying it, the time to do so is now” hinting that he will be touring the wards of the local government to continue his campaign to vote the Deputy Senate President”
Afure, who was speaking at the venue of a lavish reception for his supporters at Adeje after a Thanksgiving service at Central Baptist Church Adeje in Okpe Local government area of the state urge the party to remain as one family and unite behind the candidates of the party, “so that we can continue to move this state forward” he added.