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June 24, 2024

APC appeals for credible council polls in Delta

Delta LG Post

By Jimitota Onoyume

All Progressives Congress, APC in Delta state has enjoined the state government to deliver credible local government council elections in the state next month.

Chief Ayiri Emami and other chieftains of the party appealed yesterday while distributing campaign T-shirts and other campaign materials to party members in Warri South local government, assuring that the party would coast to victory in Warri South, Warri South West and Warri North if the elections were transparent

Ayiri further charged members of the party to embark on aggressive campaigns ahead of the July election.

“All our candidates in Warri ( Warri South, Warri South West and Warri North) must go out to campaign. The fear is that the state government may want to write results. This is why we are yearning for local government autonomy. Everything must go well.”, he said.

Chairman of the party in Warri South local government, Mr Mario Owumi who also spoke appealed for a level playing ground, noting that the party won in the local government in the House of Assembly and Delta South senatorial election conducted last year.

He said the APC would win again in the council elections, appealing that the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, conduct a transparent exercise.

“We want a free election. The governor should give a level playing ground. We all saw the results in the last election in the House of Assembly and the Senate, the APC won Our candidate is the best person for the job. “, said.

Chairmanship candidate of the party in the Warri South local government area, Prince Francis Yonwuren, said the party was very optimistic it would win, promising to operate a transparent government when elected Chairman of Warri Sourb Council.

“I am very prepared for the election. I will not disappoint the people when elected. I will run a transparent government.”