Warri_ Ijaw people in Delta south Senatorial district under the aegis of Delta Ijaw Mandate has Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa as alleged subtle liar whose job is to deceive the Ijaw nation in every election year.
The group under the leadership of the National Coordinator of Delta ljaw People’s Mandate (DIPM), High Chief. Alhaji Yusuf Eregbene while speaking with newsmen in Warri said Governor lfeanyi Okowa and Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the forthcoming 2023 general elections has continue with his lies and deceit in Burutu over capitalizing on the abandoned Ayakoromo bridge as his campaign focus, he cannot again took advantage on them anymore with that obsolete, outdated campaign strategy because one cannot deceive to sleep with commercial sex worker twice for sex.
This was coming following the alleged bluntant lies of Gov. Okowa on Monday December 27 2022 in Burutu LGA where he said the Delta State government has re-awarded the abandoned Ayakoromo bridge project to a new construction company, SETRACO, adding that the new company will mobilize to site soon.
National Coordinator of Delta ljaw People’s Mandate (DIPM), High Chief. Alhaji Yusuf Eregbene, the Obaseki of Akugbene Mein-Kingdom noted that the ljaws of Delta State will no longer fall into the antics of Gov. Okowa’s alleged chronic lies, stressing that they will decide their fate and made ljaw position known to the public soon after meeting with the leadership of ljaw National Congress (INC) and ljaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide.
According to Yusuf, said: ” What Okowa can remember ljaw people is to pay us back evil and disgrace. He recently upgraded over three higher institutions to university level in the state, none was brought to ljaw riverine communities.
” He constructed and completed roads in the urban areas but he deliberately terminated the few roads under contruction in ljaw land, especially Torugbene to Ojobo road in Burutu, Odofori, Adobor to Patani link road in Bomadi, and Angiama, Toru-Apelebiri, Bulu-Apelebiri link road to Patani main Town amongst others was abandoned.”
According to Alhaji Yusuf Eregbene hinted very top official of the State government confided in him that SETRACO is not mobilizing to site this week as claimed by Okowa in Burutu, adding that he has not made any payment neither show commitment to the company to mobilize to site.
Yusuf reiterated that all what Okowa said in Burutu was a political gimmick and that Delta ljaw People will not take him serious neither trust him again with their votes come 2023.
He used the medium to urged Delta ljaw People to prepare ahead of the forthcoming Mega rally to be organized by Delta ljaw People’s Mandate in collaboration with other influential groups in Bomadi, stressing that the ljaws will unveil whose Presidential and Governorship candidates to support and work for in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.