Ika Elders on Sunday, 20th July, 2014, urged the people of Delta State to look at Dr. Ngozi Olejeme’s governorship aspiration on its own merit, stressing that,“Olejeme has our blessings and will lead Delta State towards development”
In a statement issued in Agbor by the leader of Ika Elders Forum, Pa Kingsley Nkenchor, the forum described Olejeme as “a sincere politician that can reposition Delta State.
“Olejeme has soft spot for the poor. She has capacity to reshape the destiny of Delta State. She is brilliant, urbane and humble”.
The Forum insisted that Olejeme has what it takes to effectively govern the state.
“As a politician, she excellently explains points and issues about the future of the state. Her use of language says much about her knowledge of development and the way forward for the state,” the elders said.
“There is also no god father or whatsoever breathing down her neck” the elders added.
Similarly, Ukwuani Leaders on Sunday, 20th July, 2014, described Dr. Olejeme as a great source of inspiration.
“What is at stake in Delta State is to support the right person who will bring about overall development in the state. Dr. Ngozi Olejeme will develop Delta State on all fronts. She will ensure that the people get the benefits of development. She will prepare a comprehensive plan for various sections,” leader of Ukwuani Think Tank, Engineer George Ilome, told journalists on Sunday.
Rising from an emergency meeting in Ogume, the leaders commended Dr. Olejeme for her contribution to the progress of the people.
“At this time when a new direction is needed for the state, Dr. Olejeme possesses the experience, vision, political wisdom, courage and humility needed for the important task”.
The leaders commended Dr. Olejeme for her impartiality, benevolence to all, stressing her achievements in the public sector and urged the people to support her.
“Dr. Ngozi Olejeme is a team player and will build a strong bridge of prosperity and dignity for Delta State.
They also appealed to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in the various levels to work with Dr. Olejeme in view of ensuring victory for the party in 2015.
“We believe that supporting Olejeme is in the best interest of Delta State and the people,” the Ukwani Elders said.