UGHELLI SOUTH STANDS STILL FOR BARRISTER PETER MRAKPOR; SAYS THEY WON\'T BE DISAPPOINTED BY SENATOR (DR.) IFEANYI OKOWA\'S ADMINISTRATION

Mon Sep 19

UGHELLI SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE WAS AGOG MONDAY AS THE STATE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND COMMISSIONER FOR JUSTICE, BARRISTER PETER MRAKPOR LED OTHER HIGH RANKING POLITICIANS AND SENIOR CITIZENS ON A THANK YOU VISIT TO THE PEOPLE OF THE AREA FOR VOTING SENATOR (DR.) IFEANYI OKOWA AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE.

BARRISTER PETER MRAKPOR WHO WAS RECEIVED BY TRADITIONAL RULERS, ELDERS OF THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC PARTY, LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHAIRMAN OF THE PDP, WARD LEADERS, YOUTHS AND WOMEN, SAYS HE WAS IN THE AREA TO APPRECIATE THEM FOR THEIR SUPPORT THAT GAVE VICTORY TO THE PDP DURING THE APRIL 2015 GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION, SAYING THAT THE PEOPLE WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED FOR VOTING FOR HIS PARTY. HE THANKED THE PEOPLE OF UGHELLI SOUTH FOR VOTING FOR DR. OKOWA AND STANDING BY THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC PARTY, POINTING OUT THAT GOVERNOR OKOWA IS THE KEY TO THE OVERALL DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE THE DELTA AG WHO SPOKE TO THE MAMMOTH CROWD WHO CAME OUT TO RECEIVE HIM, SAID THE VISIT WAS IN FULFILLMENT OF HIS VOW TO OFFER THANKSGIVING TO GOD FOR THE ELECTORAL VICTORY OF SENATOR (DR.) IFEANYI OKOWA AND THAT OF HIS WIFE, HON. EVANG. (MRS.) JOAN ONYEMAECHI MRAKPOR, AT THE LAST GOVERNORSHIP AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ELECTIONS.

"WE HAVE COME TO THANK GOD FOR THE VICTORY OF THE GOVERNOR AND THAT OF MY WIFE AND MY APPOINTMENT AS ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND COMMISSIONER FOR JUSTICE. WE MADE A VOW TO GOD AND WE HAVE COME TO FULFILL THAT VOW. WE CALL ON ALL SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF UGHELLI SOUTH AND INDEED ALL DELTANS TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DAY, I ASSURE YOU, SENATOR (DR.) IFEANYI OKOWA WILL NOT FAIL YOU." BARRISTER MRAKPOR SAID WHILE SOLICITING FOR THEIR CONTINUE SUPPORT, THE JUSTICE COMMISSIONER WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, HON. EVANG. (MRS.) JOAN ONYEMAECHI MRAKPOR, MEMBER REPRESENTING ANIOCHA/OSHIMILI IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ASSURED THE PEOPLE OF UGHELLI SOUTH OF THE GOVERNOR'S TOTAL COMMITMENT IN FULFILLING HIS CAMPAIGN PROMISES AND EXPRESSED OPTIMISM THAT THE PDP WILL CONTINUE TO WAX STRONGER IN THE STATE.

EARLIER, RT. REV. BABATUNDE TAIWO ABIODUN WHO OFFICIATED THE THANKSGIVING SERVICE WHILE CONGRATULATING THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND HIS WIFE FOR THEIR ELEVATION WHICH HE DESCRIBED AS AN ACT OF GOD, ADMONISHED THE JUSTICE COMMISSIONER TO DISCHARGE HIS DUTIES WITH THE FEAR OF GOD AND ENSURE THAT HE USES HIS OFFICE TO FAST TRACK THE QUICK DISPENSATION OF JUSTICE AND ADVISE THE GOVERNOR RIGHTLY ON LEGAL MATTERS.

THE METHODIST BISHOP WHO LATER OFFERED PRAYERS FOR BARRISTER MRAKPOR, HIS WIFE AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES, CHARGED THE PEOPLE OF UGHELLI SOUTH TO GIVE THEIR TOTAL SUPPORT TO THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND HELP HIM TO SUCCEED.

HIGHPOINTS OF THE EVENT WAS A THANKSGIVING TO GOD BY THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND HIS WIFE WHO LED OTHER MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES, TRADITIONAL RULERS AND OTHER DIGNITARIES TO THE PODIUM AND DISTRIBUTION OF VARIOUS ITEMS INCLUDING COOLERS, OVER 200 BAGS OF RICE, BALES OF LACE MATERIALS AND NIGERIAN WAX AMONGST OTHERS TO THE 11 WARDS THAT MAKE UP THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA.

IN AN INTERVIEW, SOME OF THE BENEFICIARIES EXPRESSED HAPPINESS AND DESCRIBED THE GESTURE AS FIRST OF ITS KIND IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND ENJOINED OTHER POLITICIANS FROM THE AREA TO EMULATE THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL.

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