Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, Delta State chapter, has said it would purchase nomination form for Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in the 2019 governorship election, disclosing that Okowa was their preferred candidate for the election.
Addressing newsmen after a closed door meeting of chairmen and vice chairmen of the 25 local government areas of the state at the Ughelli North Local Government Area secretariat, the state Chairman of ALGON, Sir Itiako Ikpokpo, said they also adopted Okowa as the sole gubernatorial candidate of the political leadership of all local governments in the state for the 2019 general election.
Ikpokpo said Governor Okowa had in the last three years “steered the ship of governance through its turbulent financial crisis and placed the state on the path of sustainable growth and development.
“Local governments in Delta State have continued to enjoy the proactive and invaluable support of Governor Okowa in the maintenance of communal peace and security across all local governments.”
He noted that under Okowa’s guidance, “Delta ALGON initiated the most credible staff biometric verification exercise.”
Credit – The Punch