…say we trust and know him well
The Asagba of Asaba and Chairman of Delta North Traditional Rulers Forum, Obi (Prof.) Chike Edozien, has called on the people of Delta North Senatorial District to support the governorship ambition of Olorogun Barr. Kenneth Gbagi, gubernatorial flag bearer of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in 2023 general election.
The revered traditional ruler said the former minister of State for education, is a well known public figure, an illustrious son that could be trusted with the resources of the people.
“Gbagi, here, is our son. We have worked for years. We know him well and we trust him”.
The monarch stated this when the SDP governorship candidate including the presidential candidate of the party, Prince Adewole Adebayo among others paid him a visit in his palace.
Gbagi, the largest private industrialist in the state was accompanied by SDP South-south Chairman, Elder Fred Owhotorofa, chairman of the party in the state, Ambassador Oke Idawene JP, Deputy governorship candidate, Chief Mrs Oshilim Ishioma Rosemary and a long retinue of leaders, loyalists and supporters.
The Asagba who was responding to the remarks by the former Chairman of Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, said the support became necessary because of the lofty achievements of the entrepreneur in Delta State in particular and Nigeria as a whole.
He praised what he described as the sterling performances of Gbagi as a former minister and in politics.
The SDP governorship candidate who thanked the monarch for his assurances and the opportunity to visit him said he would justify the confidence reposed in him as Delta North would not be less developed