Ibori, Uduaghan, Omo-Agege stood by me tenaciously – Onovwakpo Thomas, reveals

The member representing Delta South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Joel Onovwakpo Thomas, has revealed that two former governor


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Ibori, Uduaghan, Omo-Agege stood by me tenaciously – Onovwakpo Thomas, reveals
Senator Joel Onovwakpo Thomas


 

The member representing Delta South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Joel Onovwakpo Thomas, has revealed that two former governors of Delta State; Chief James Onanefe Ibori and Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan, as well as the immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, stood by him ‘tenaciously” and gave him all the support he needed during his “trying period.”

Fresh Angle International, reports that Senator Onovwakpo Thomas, who made the revelation in a wee-hours of today, Friday November 3, in a statement on his X Handle, added: “My appreciation and gratitude goes to ArchBishop Christian Aggrey Apena of blessed memory, who hosted the first meeting by calling on Christians in Isoko and Delta South to support this ambition and He nominated Bishop Sam Oyede to lead other men of God to stand with me in prayers. I am grateful to all of you for making yourselves a vessels in the Hands of God.”

The Senator, further noted: “The electoral process journey we started on the 27th of April, 2022, for me to represent you as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has come to a successful end and to God be all the glory.

“The Court of Appeal in the judgement passed on Wednesday, 1st of November, 2023 affirmed the mandate you gave me as the duly elected Senator to represent you, the good people of Delta South Senatorial District. On this note, I want to thank God Almighty, the giver of all gifts, who, by His grace, I achieved this. May His name be praised now and forever, AMEN.

“My sincere appreciation goes to His Excellency, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, and the Vice President, His Excellency Alhaji Kashim Shettima, GCON for their support. I want to assure you of my full support and cooperation, to give Nigerians the RENEWED HOPE that we promised them. I am sure that things will be better for Nigerians.

“There are many people dear to my heart I cannot mention their names here for certain reasons, who played very significant roles, putting in their all, their very best for the actualization of this dream (you know yourselves). May God reward you abundantly and may He meet you at your point of need. My appreciation also goes to my Party leadership, the All Progressives Congress at the National level, for their support.

“I wish to also express my appreciation and pledge my loyalty to my bosses in the National Assembly, led by HE Godswill Obot Akpabio, the Senate President, HE Jibrin Barau, Deputy Senate President, HE Bamidele Opeyemi, the Leader of the Senate. HE Adeola Olamilekum, the Senate Appropriation Chairman, HE Abdullaziz Yari, Senator Sani Musa, Senator Shehu Buba and the host of other distinguished Senators.

I also want to use this opportunity to thank the following people and groups for their support and prayers. The APC family at all levels in Delta State and Delta South Senatorial District, ably led by Chief Omeni Sobotie and Prince Austin Oribioye, respectively, for giving me the platform to represent the people of Delta South Senatorial District and I also appreciate the support of all my Party members and my campaign organisation ably led by Prince Evans Omatsuguwa and Chief Mike Seikegba as Chairman and Director-General, respectively, for their tireless efforts in making this dream a reality. I cannot forget to appreciate the Christian Association of Nigeria - Delta State, Delta South, and Isoko South in particular.

“My appreciation and gratitude goes to ArchBishop Christian Aggrey Apena of blessed memory who hosted the first meeting by calling on Christians in Isoko and Delta South to support this ambition and He nominated Bishop Sam Oyede to lead other men of God to stand with me in prayers. I am grateful to all of you for making yourselves a vessels in the Hands of God.

“I must not fail to mention the Pastor of National Apostolic Church in Warri, Pastor Joshua Unuakpor. Thank you so very much.

“Permit me to specifically, salute my Pastor, mentor and father, Pastor Thompson Oki of the Christ Chosen Deliverance Church, Irri and Pastor Kingsley Ekpaigho of the Olezi Church Oleh. The various traditional institutions, most especially, His Royal Majesty Abdulmumuni Kabir, the Emir of Katsina and my mentor Alhaji Kabir Mashi the Kaigama of Katsina.

“The traditional rulers of the Isoko, Izon and Itsekiri Kingdoms who gave me their royal blessings, I appreciate you. May your reigns be peaceful and long.”


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