By Princess Atavure,
Former governor of Delta state, Chief James Ibori has stated that he is proud of the achievements of the member representing, Sapele, Okpe, Uvwie Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and a Delta Central Senatorial aspirant, Hon. Evelyn Omavowan Oboro.
Ibori who made this known during the consultative visit of Hon. Evelyn Oboro to Chief James Ibori over her senatorial ambition at Oghara, headquarters of Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta state, said Hon. Oboro made her point eloquently, which was expected of every politician.
Ibori stressed that as a politician, “You have to make your case to the people. Haven listen to my councilor, chairman and House of Representatives member, I can say she has indeed grown because she made her case articulately and brilliantly”.
Ibori urged Oboro to continue to make her case tenaciously to the Urhobo people because the Uvwie people are very proud of her. “It is God that gives power, I pray you continue to excel. You have made your constituency and the Urhobo people proud as our first female parliamentarian”, he added.
He said, “I am happy that your campaign is about issues and achievements and not abusive. That is how campaign supposed to be. After eighteen years of democracy, we supposed to deepen and widen our democracy. Make your case to the people, you should go from ward to ward, local government area to local government area and tell the people what you can do. Sincerely from the bottom of my heart, I am proud of you”.
Earlier, Hon. Evelyn Omavowan Oboro, said she empowered her constituents with over 40 cars, 300 tricycles, grinding machines, sewing machines, generators, barbing kits, hair dressing kits, motor-saws, freezers, free medical care, building and furnishing of health centres and classrooms blocks, street light projects, roads, provision of transformers and among others.
She added that, “haven performed excellently, I deserved promotion through election as Delta Central senator come 2019. I am not a politician that gives excuses to people, in all the positions I have occupied I was taken to the tribunal and I came out victorious. I am not that type of politician that will waste your mandate”.
She noted that the constitution of the PDP made it clear that where there are three persons, one should be a woman, hence, I am offering myself to serve, in order for me to bring the dividends of democracy to the people.