By Anthonia Duru
At a mega party rally in Ughelli, Delta State on Monday, youths drump support for Olorogun Fred Majemite insisting that he is the choice of Delta Central youths and the first choice from amongst the governorship aspirants from Urhobo Kingdom.
The youths who danced round Ughelli town to the venue Ughelli Stadium called on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to be the true democrat and Political tactician that he is and allow the Urhobo aspirants a level playing ground.
The youths said that if the governor does not throw his weight behind any of the aspirants and does not ask his appointees to support one of the governorship as is being speculated, they believe that their choice would carry the day.
They further said that those politicians who told them that they will not contest but now coming out in the eleventh hour should not play spoilers’ role for Urhoboland.
According to one of the youths who spoke to Journalists under annoymity, ” we know our best eleven and we know those who can not win election for PDP at the general election come 2023. For that reason this is the time to avoid forcing such governorship candidate on us and that is why we are calling on the father of the state, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to tell all those using his name to deceive the elderly people and youths to stop it because the youths have identified with Olorogun Barrister Fred Majemite”.
While the youths were druming support for Fred Majemite, supporters of Chief Jaro Egbo, a decampee from APC to PDP were seen wearing different T-shirt with the inscription: Majemite is the man that can deliver PDP Governorship, Na Majemite we know, Give us Majemite amongst others.
Governor Okowa speaking at the rally enjoined all party members to be united and to fight for a common cause ahead of 2023 general elections.