The Chairman of Pan Niger Delta Discussion board, Air Commodore Indogesit Nkanang has expressed hope that the victory of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo State would restore political unity in addition to carry improvement to the Niger Delta area.
He added that because the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, had received in Edo State, it might carry concord amongst sister States who’re of similar celebration as it might allow them to debate political points with widespread celebration manifesto.
Nkanang who’s a PDP stalwart in Akwa Ibom said this to newsmen at his residence on Monday whereas reflecting on the end result of Edo governorship elections.
He, nonetheless, recalled that the Niger Delta Individuals had been joyful that improvement can be facilitated within the zone when the south south governors conceived the BRACED fee that’s, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Edo and Delta, sadly, the zone in some unspecified time in the future misplaced Edo State to the All Progressives Congress.
Nkanang a former navy administrator in Akwa Ibom State additionally described Obaseki’s victory as victory for democracy admitting that folks had been initially apprehensive over the end result of the election however on the finish peoples’ vote counted.
He additionally stated that Gov. Obaseki’s victory was a proof that godfatherism was coming to an finish within the nation because the folks had been capable of vote their candidate no matter who the godfather needed.
His phrases, “Godfatherism, we’re seeing the tip of it. Adams Oshiomhole got here to energy preaching that godfatherism will come to an finish in Edo State. I bear in mind the times of Tony Anenih and the remainder of them saying no to godfatherism. He was fortunate, he went in at the moment.
“So folks will need to have been very upset that after doing that, he turned himself right into a god, not only a godfather, he needed to be god and naturally, the folks rejected him.
“The victory is a candy aid to PANDEF as a result of all of the governors of the South-South would now be free to talk realizing that their political pondering will now be the identical.
I used to be not shocked that the BRACED Fee was doing very nicely when it first began. We see all people being joyful throughout the Niger Delta area, they had been pondering alike, improvement was coming till a virus got here into it once we misplaced Edo State to different political events.”