by Fidel Njamanze
Peoples Democratic Party leaders in Ndokwa West Tuesday suppressed their differences and in one voice recommended Dr. Ngozi Olejeme as a successor to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan.
They also praised the NSITF boss for her insights in running public and private organizations in the country, a statement signed by Mr Henry ebireri director, communications olejeme campaign organization disclosed
“We have seen what you have done in Nigeria. We are happy with your achievements” the leaders said.
In a meeting with Dr. Olejeme in Kwale, the leaders agreed to work towards her victory in the governorship primaries.
“We will install in office as Uduaghan’s successor someone as loyal, as trustworthy and as dependable as Dr. Ngozi Olejeme” the leaders said.
Emphasizing her sterling performance in NSITF, her rising profile in the business world, the ease in which she makes friends across ethnic boundaries, her warm and amiable bearing, her generous spirit and passion for justice, the leaders said the experience Dr. Olejeme gained in the last eight years has placed her in a vantage position to occupy the Delta State governorship seat in 2015
“This is the person we have been waiting for. Your aspiration has been crowned by God. We will vote for you” the chairman of the party in the area, Engineer Dan Ossai said.
In her remarks at the meeting, Dr. Olejeme spoke assiduously of her determination to be the next governor of Delta State.
“God has used me to do a lot of work in Nigeria. He will take us to Government House, Asaba in 2015” she said.
She promised to run an all-inclusive, purpose driven; result oriented and people committed government.
“I will establish effective and efficient security machinery in the state,, complete ongoing projects, place education at the very centre of economic drive and development and ensure a Delta State with modern health infrastructure” she promised.
“I will provide social security for the aged and unemployed graduates in the state, give greater roles and participation to traditional rulers and create jobs for the youths” she added.
In related development, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Aniocha South Local Government Area Tuesday described Dr. Ngozi Olejeme as an achiever. They also vowed to rally round Dr. Olejeme and ensure her victory in the party’s governorship primaries in November, 2015.
“Dr. Ngozi Olejeme has performed in Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF and other institutions in the country. She should be allowed to continue her good work in Delta State” the leaders said.
In a meeting with Dr. Olejeme in Ogwashi Uku, headquarters of Aniocha South Local Government Area, , the leaders also urged Deltans at home and abroad to join them in bringing Dr. Olejeme to power in 2015.
“Given the present reality and projections from that reality, the only aspirant to consider is Dr. Ngozi Olejeme. There is an enviable future for Delta State, a future worth looking forward to” the leaders said.
“You are bringing your wealth of experience to us. God will make you governor of the state. We want you to be our governor and you will definitely be” the leaders said.
Addressing the leaders, Dr. Olejeme said she had no alternative than to answer the call and join the race to enable her move the state to the next level.
“This is God’s project. God has mandated me to run this race. Come May 29, 2015, you will match to Government House, Asaba with me” she said.
Olejeme while imploring Aniocha South PDP delegates to cast their vote for her said her government would give the state a new direction and restore the people’s confidence and faith in the ability of the leadership to improve their lots.
“No more poverty in Delta State. Roads will be done. There will be electricity. Women will have something to do. The schools will be the best in Nigeria. Aged, needy and unemployed people will be happy. It will be better in 2015” she promised.