By Kelvin Ohoror
Delta South Senatorial District candidate on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Joel-Onowakpo Thomas has tasked all the faithful to work and ensure that they deliver all the party’s candidates vying for elective positions in the 2023 general elections.
He gave the charge when his campaign train berthed in Warri South, Warri North, and Warri southwest Local Government Areas of Delta State, to seek their support for his senatorial ambition, The Trumpet gathered.
Speaking in Warri city, he said that the APC in Delta State was no longer the way it was during the 2019 general elections, stressing that, “the party we have today is stronger, united, more positioned to win election.
“I urge you all to think positively on how you can deliver all candidates during the general election come 2023 from State House of Assembly to Presidency. You should not be deceived with the logic of working for a particular candidate in another party and work for another one in APC during the general elections. You should work for only APC.”
“The Peoples Democratic Party of yesterday that were like lion will become goat to APC.”
Chairman of APC, Warri South, Mr. Mario Owumi, saluted the courage of Hon. Thomas for deeming it fit to come out to contest the Delta South Senatorial District seat election under the party. Owumi posited that the senatorial election is not about ethnicity but is about political party. He noted even under former governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, APC won Warri South Local Government Area. This time, there will be more commitment to win the local government for APC again, he affirmed.
He described Hon. Thomas as a courageous man and dogged fighter whom they are ready and willing to support.
House of Assembly APC candidate in Warri North constituency, Hon. David Atie, assured that they are ready to work assiduously to ensure Hon. Thomas wins the senatorial election.
He stressed that Hon. Joel-Onowakpo Thomas is a man who has carved a niche for himself and has what it takes to win the senatorial election.