Delta State Commissioner for Works, James Augoye has said Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will make Nigeria work again.
Augoye stated this on Sunday during campaign for various PDP candidates in the 2019 General Elections in Ughoton, Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State.
While speaking during the campaign, Augoye lamented woes the country has suffered under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
He said Buhari has crippled the economy of nation and rendered it’s security apparatuses incapacitated.
Augoye stressed Atiku is the only candidate that can change the fortune of the nation for good, and stressed the administration of Atiku will be far better off than that of the Buhari’s administration
He urged Nigerians to vote massively for the PDP presidential flag bearer.
The Delta Works Commissioner also urged the people of Okpe Ward 10 to vote PDP candidates for Delta Central Senatorial District, House of Representatives, State House of Assembly, and Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
Evelyn Oboro is the Delta Central Senatorial District flag bearer, Efe Afe, candidate for House of Representatives, and Sheriff Oborevwori for House of Assembly.
While highlighting the development strides of Governor Okowa, Augoye said the SMART Agenda of Governor Okowa has yielded good fruits and benefited Deltans, especially the people of Jeddo, Ugbokodo and Ughoton communities.
While stressing that Okowa recognises and have high regards for the communities, he said the administration will complete the Okpe road for easy access to commuters, and to ease traffic congestion at Effurun round about and other parts of Warri metropolis.
“Okpe road is in three phases. Presently we are on phase one. Also, plans are in place for the dualization of Jeddo road from Shaguolo down to Omadino.
“Jeddo has to return Governor Okowa so that the Okpe road can be completed, and the proposed dualization of Jeddo road can be accomplished,” Augoye said.
Community leaders, women and youths, who spoke during the campaign declared unparalleled support for all the PDP candidates in the 2019 general elections.
Speaking during the campaign, chairman of Jeddo community, Solomon Bayagbon said, “Okowa’s government has done much for our community, and we are grateful.
“I want to assure Governor Okowa that Jeddo community is behind him. The women, youths, and all residents are behind him.
“We will not disappoint him. We have agreed to declare Jeddo for Governor Okowa”.
The Jeddo community leader pleaded with Okowa to ensure that contractor handling the Okpe road is mobilised back to site for speedy completion of the road.
Also speaking, Chief Robert Onome, President General of Okpe Union Worldwide, said the stride of Okowa in the state is worth giving support for.
“Governor Okowa has shown with his first term the need to give him support for second term.
“The development he has put in place in Delta has proved the worth of him.
“For recognising our communities in his government, we will work assiduously to ensure he gets maximum votes.
“We have all it takes to deliver,” he said.
The campaign was well attended by chiefs, elders, leaders and youths of the three communities.
Augoye was ably accompanied by the mobilisation Team Augoye for Okowa 2019 at the campaign.
Political Adviser to the Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori; Deputy Chairman, Okpe LGA, and Senior Special Assistant to Governor Okowa and once Okpe LGA chairman, Chief Efe Uko also attended the campaign.