One time Nigerian Ambassador to Vietnam, Francis Efeduma, former president general of Udu Kingdom Chief Hon. Steve Sokoh and a chieftain of APC in Udu Local government area Chief Christian Wiliki have vowed to deliver Okakuro Ede Dafinone as a senator to represent Delta Central Senatorial District in the forthcoming 2023 election.
They gave the assurances during the consultation visit by Okakuro Ede Dafinone, the flag bearer of the All Progressive Congress APC, in Delta Central Senatorial District to the leaders and some party faithful in their respective country home, at Egbo-Uhurhie in Ughelli South Local Government Area, Ovwian and Aladja in Udu Local Government Delta State respectively
The former Ambassador to Vietnam said; “I am convinced and sure that all my people will vote for Okakuro Ede Dafinone.
In his words, “Egbo-Uhurhie people, Otokutu and the entire Ward will vote Ede Dafinone come 2023, but appeal to him fulfil all his promises and not to neglect the Urhobo nation, but emulate the good antecedents of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege.
On their part, Chief Hon. Steve Sokoh, former Council Chairman of Udu Local Government Area and past President General of Udu and said; “Having listened to you, I can assure you that we all are impressed, and it is my prayers that you effects all you have said. Here in Udu, we know how to reach out to people.”
While commending Senator Omo-Agege for his competency, Chief Wiliki noted that he was sceptical thinking that who can match the vacuum Omo-Agege is living, but said, with Okakuro Ede Dafinone, Delta Central is safe. He urged him to fulfil all his campaign promises and bring pride to Delta Central.
They, however, urged all indigenes to ensure they get their permanent voter cards in other to deliver Chief Ede Dafinone come 2023.
In his brief speech, Okakuro Ede stated that the Delta Central Senatorial seat needs a viable and dependable person who has some level of achievement in life. He appealed to them for their support and prayers in other to achieve his aspirations, adding that by his experience and achievements, he can represent the Urhobo nation effectively as he has both international and local experiences.
“A senator must have some skills, a good level of education and must also be able to talk and contribute whenever other senators are speaking. As a senator, I should be able to contribute to the economy and other concerns. So, I see myself as someone who is qualified and competent with the requisite education, knowledge and experience to represent the Delta Central Senatorial District”.