The governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has urged members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party [PDP] to engage in door to door campaign so as to help them get all the votes in the 2015 general elections.
Governor Uduaghan made the call Wednesday in Asaba during the inauguration of the Delta State PDP Campaign Committee.
The Chairman of the PDP in the state, Chief Edwin Uzor performed the inauguration which took place at Government House, Asaba with the governorship candidate, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and members of the Committee in attendance.
Governor reminded members of the party that time for celebration of the party primaries was over and it was time to prepare for the main elections, stressing that members of the party should embark on a door to door campaign to sensitise Deltans on the need to vote comprehensively for PDP candidates.
According to him, “the celebration of the primaries is over, what is important is the main election, put what happened at the primaries behind us, come together as a family to deliver our candidates at the 2015 elections because we have to give 100 percent support and maximum vote to President Jonathan and Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa.”
“This is not time for negative media propaganda, use your talents to deliver our candidates, it is going to be a door to door campaign, we have the structure on the ground, we have a lot of achievements both at federal and state levels to market to our people, let all our leaders who are active at both wards and unit levels be mobilised to embark on this campaign”, Dr. Uduaghan added.
The governor informed the gathering that the state PDP campaign would kick off on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the Oghara Township Stadium while the National Campaign train which will include President Goodluck Jonathan would berth in the state on February 4, 2015.
Also Speaking, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa urged members of the campaign committee to take their assignment seriously and mobilise all Deltans in the nooks and crannies of the state to vote for the party.
He stressed that “elections are close, we must campaign vigorously, we will have rallies to let our people know that we are on ground, door to door campaign is imperative so as to sensitise the electorates and bring out the votes”.
The gubernatorial candidate harped on the unity and peace of the state and urged the party faithful to embark on issue based campaign. He commended the transformation agenda of the President Jonathan’s administration and its level of tolerance and the state governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan for working to achieve success for the party at both national and state levels and called for cooperation of all to achieve this goal.
Earlier, the state PDP Chairman, Chief Edwin Uzor said that the inauguration ceremony would enable the committee start working to ensure victory for all PDP candidates at the polls and called for the support of all PDP faithful in ensuring that the committee achieve its goal.
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