Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has urged elders and leaders of the People Democratic Party (PDP) to mobilise and campaign vigorously at their wards to ensure victory for the party in the forth coming local government elections in the state.
Governor Uduaghan who gave this charge at the weekend during a PDP state Executive Committee meeting in Asaba stated that every member of the party should go back to the grassroots, campaign for the party and ensure that they win their wards fairly and squarely.
According to him, “we have a winning strategy which we used for the last senatorial election, we have our members, elders and leaders in all the wards, we simply asked them to go back and campaign vigorously for the party and win their wards” adding “all of us should go back to the grassroots, our wards and local government areas, mobilise our people and win this elections fairly and squarely.
“This is a grassroots elections and it will test our popularity”.
Dr. Uduaghan commended members of the party for the unity, commitment and loyalty to the party and urged them to continue to deal with all challenges in-house.
He reminded all aspirants that only God gives power and position and that they should not do things that would threaten the peace and security of the state stressing: “Let us aspire with a sense of responsibility, do it as one family, don’t set the place ablaze because of your aspiration, if it does not get to you now, then it is not God’s will. Wait someday it will get to you”
“Remember that only God gives power and position, we cannot force it”, he added.
Earlier, the State Chairman of PDP, Barr. Peter Nwaboshi told the gathering that October 20, 2014 was the last day for anybody on full time appointment aspiring for elective positions to resign in order to contest adding that the state party secretariat has gotten forms for those interested in contesting the party’s primaries.
He harped on the party guidelines and asked all members to adhere strictly to them.