By Michael Veloh,
A new Social Political Group, Delta Teachers In Politics, DTP, has emerged in other to promote teachers education during and after elections in Delta state.
The group in its first meeting at Teachers House, Ughelli in Ughelli North Local Government Area reveals its aims and objectives to includes, the promotion of unity among teachers in Delta, irrespective of ethnic, religion and educational background.
To harness the various political potentials of teachers in Delta state
To prepare teachers to ascend political position in government.
Others aims and objectives are, to support one another to achieve their political dreams and voters education and amongst others.
The state coordinator, Comrade Andrew Darah in his address, disclosed that Delta Teachers in Politics is not targeted at a political party but the welfare and well being of teachers and the society at large.
According to him, “We are coming together to foster peace and unity among teachers form the primary and secondary schools.
This is a process of laying foundation for teachers welfare most especially because we have noticed that teachers are always at the receiving end”
“We have also found out the during campaigns for elections, Voters education is not properly touched during this periods hence our youths are engaged in electoral thuggery”.
“We are glad the state NUT headed by Okotie and various local government chapters bought the ideas and as time goes by we shall get to our destinations”.
“Soon we shall inaugurate the substantive executives across the state.” He revealed.