Lawmaker representing Delta South Senatorial District, Senator James Manager has declared Ijaws as an indivisible unit on the road to the gubernatorial elections in the state.
Manager stated this following the conclusion of a closed door meeting of the Ijaw Agenda 2023 campaign train and aspirants from the ethnic group.
Taking to his official Facebook page after the meeting, Manager wrote;
“Earlier today, Ijaw people met in Alaowei Broderick Bozimo’s country home in warri. We are big, We are indivisible and We are united for a common cause. Egberifa ooo!!!.”
The meeting which held at the residence of Alaowei Broderick Bozimor, leader of the Ijaw Agenda 2023 campaign team was to further iterate the readiness of the Ijaws in fighting for the governorship seat that has long eluded them.
The Liberator quoted the elder statesman to have said;
“We have been on the move consulting on behalf of the Ijaw nation to produce a governor in Delta State come 2023, we started since May 2021 and we have covered huge grounds, the responses has been good, we are all excited as Ijaw people. We have discovered that the Governorship office of Delta State is just there for us to take. So we came here to give report to Ijaw Nation, particularly the young people that are fit for 2023 Governorship election.
“This our gathering of conviviality and the electrifying love displayed by our Aspirants is so exciting. Deltans, this is the era for the Ijaws to rule this state. Delta Ijaws have supported others in becoming Governors of the state hence it is now our time to also enjoy the support of others to produce the next Governor of the state. We have consulted and i can assure you that the coast is now clear.
“The final resolution from the meeting will not be disclosed for now because we are still strategizing but we are in one accord,” the former Poice Affairs Minister added.
Serving Deputy Governor Kingsley Otuaro, and Braduce Angozi, who are all aspirants alongside the serving lawmaker were present at the meeting, together with other prominent leaders.