By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
Former Governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial Candidate in Delta South Senatorial District. Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan has thanked his teeming supporters for mobilizing to vote him as their Senator in Delta South Senatorial District before the Presidential and National Assembly elections were postponed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The former Delta State Governor gave the thanks in a statement signed and made available to AUTHENTIC News Daily.
“I wish to use this opportunity to thank my teeming supporters in Delta South Senatorial District who despite the difficult terrain mobilized to vote me as the senator representing Delta South in the red chambers.
“To you my brothers and sisters who left all their personal schedule, spent their personal money, time, resources, travelled long distance just to vote for me and my party, I truly appreciate your kind gesture.
“We shall continue to be focused on the legislative issues that will bring permanent peace, faster and more robust infrastructure and human capital development in Delta South and by extension the Niger Delta.
“Like we have stated severally, this will include. We shall not be distracted in any way.”
On the postponement of the election, the immediate past Governor of Delta State Dr. Uduaghan said,”I received with utmost discontentment and displeasure at about 3 a.m. today the 16th of February, 2019 amidst teeming supporters who kept wake with me the “breaking news” by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its resolution to shift the Presidential/National Assembly Elections to Saturday, 23rd February, 2019.
He noted, “My party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) has already come out with a statement.