It­sekiri, Ijaw re­solve to make peace in Warri

The Guardian (Nigeria) - - NEWS - From Hen­drix Oliomogbe, As­aba

AF­TER years of con­stant con­flicts, the It­sekiri and Ijaw peo­ple of Warri South West Lo­cal Coun­cil of Delta State have re­solved to live in peace and strengthen the bond of love and unity.

This came as they re­solved to de­velop their area.

Rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the two war­ring eth­nic groups who spoke yes­ter­day at a rally in Ogbe-ijoh, head­quar­ters of the coun­cil to flag off cam­paigns for Peo­ples Demo­cratic Party (PDP) can- di­dates in the forth­com­ing coun­cil polls, agreed to re­main in the party to fur­ther ad­vance their po­lit­i­cal rel­e­vance in the state.

Wel­com­ing Gover­nor Ifeanyi Okowa and the state lead­er­ship of PDP to the coun­cil, Deputy Gover­nor Kings­ley Otu­aro, said the peo­ple were happy over the qual­ity of lead­er­ship be­ing provided by the PDP in the state and have vowed never to be dis­tracted by the an­tics of a few in­di­vid­u­als.

He spoke in com­pany of rep­re­sen­ta­tive of Warri Fed­eral Con­stituency in the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives, Daniel Re­nieyeju and rep­re­sen­ta­tive Warri South West in the Delta State House of Assem­bly, Daniel Mayuku, among oth­ers

Okowa, who pre­sented the PDP flag to the party chair­man­ship can­di­date for the elec­tion, Taiye Tuoyo, com­mended the peo­ple for their sup­port for PDP, say­ing that the party would con­tinue to at­tract de­vel­op­ment to all parts of the state.

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