By Joel Grandball
Former Minister of Education (State) Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi has declared his intentions to contest for the governorhip position in Delta State come 2023.
Making the declaration at a luncheon with newsmen at his country home in Oginibu community, Ughelli South local government of Delta State, Gbagi said, “I have the bullets and resources to contest for the position of Governor in the state.
According to him, “I have come to change the topography of Delta State and my chances glaring because I have been planning for this governorship position for the past 24 years.
It will be dull of me to have skimmed and plan for 24yrs and I will fail and when the time comes, we shall separate the men from boys.
“I have declared my intentions and I have started my consultation leading us to 2023 and if after my one year in office if the people are not satisfied with my performance, I will tender my resignation.
“My first 100 days in office will remove all unemployed Deltans from the streets because I have have the bullet to run the race.
“We did not zone the Governorship of the party to tribes but to senatorial Districts and now it has come to Delta Central, it is left for the people to talk to themselves and come up with a candidate.
“Delta Central Senatorial District alone cannot produce the governor of the State but with the brotherhood support of the South and North.
“We must work together with other ethnic groups in the State like we have done before for the candidate to emerge.”Olorogun Gbagi said.
“I will contest the 2023 Governorship seat under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying“I found PDP. Forget what you may have heard. I am a founder of that party.” Gbagi said.