DELTA APC, STILL A DIVIDED HOUSE AS OGBORU, OVIE OMO-AGEGE, KOKORI DID NOT ATTEND UNITY MEETING

Delta State APC Leader, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor today(22/10/17) hosted the the State APC unity meeting at his Evwreni country home,  Ughelli North local government area of Delta State, but three principle leaders of the party, namely Chief Great Ogboru, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and  Chief Frank Kokori and most of their followers were conspicuously absent, a clear sign that the party is still deeply divided
The unity meeting was attended by members of Olorogun Emerhor's MDA, Engr. Hyacinth Enuha's CDA,  Rt. Hon. Ochei's group,  Dr Cairo Ojougboh's group, Chief Adolor Okotie-Eboh's group,  Hon. Temi Harriman's group, Chief Osiobe Okotie's group and others. In a telephone conversation,  a chieftain of Chief Ogboru group asked the reporter rhetorically, "What electoral value do these people have. You will soon hear from us soon."

Speaking at the APC's enlarged unity meeting, former speaker of the Delta state House of Assembly, Victor Ochei stressed the need for all members of the party to form a formidable force and unseat the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), come 2019, saying that "our symbol of strength is unity. We will not rest until every leader speaks with one voice. United we stand and divided we fall. We must unite to take over Delta state," Ochei stated.

Also speaking, Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu who expressed joy over the enlarged unity meeting noted that "the enormity of the crowd, heading like an armageddon towards the state. The first thing is unity and I'm happy, the concept today is nobody is going to be left behind." For very APC members, empowerment is key. We will set up committees to bring empowerment to our people and alleviate the poverty among APC members," he said. In their separate speeches, leaders of the party in the state, O'tega Emerhor, Hyacinth Enumah, Cairo Ojougboh, and Pat Utomi, among others expressed happiness over the unity and peace that has returned to the party and called for the sustainability of the peace and unity among the party leaders and the party.
Top leaders in attendance were Olorogun O'tega Emerhor,  Prophet Jones Erue, Chief Cyril Ogodo, Mr Chidi Okonji and  Valentine Onojeghuo Delta APC Chairman, Deputy Chairman, Secretary and Legal Adviser respctively, HM State Petroleum; Dr Ibe Kachikwu, Engr. Hyacinth Enuha, Rt. Hon. Victor Ochie, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, Hon. Temi Harriman,  Professor Pat Utomi, Chief Adolor Okotie-Eboh, Chief Osiebe Okotie, Chief Godwin  Ogbetuo, NDDC EDP; Chief Engr. Samuel Adjogbe, Dr Ogaga Ifowodo, Chief Arausi, P. A to President Buhari on Social Media; Madam Lauretta Onochie, VOT Abanum, Chief Akarogbe, Chief Barr Fred Olokor, Dr Iyke Odikpo, Chief PZ Aginighan, Barr Felix Morka, Elder Donatus Uba, Mr John Onojeharo, Hon. Charles Olisa, Chief Christopher Ominimini, Mr Sonni Efurhievwe,   Engr. Eric Egere, Deacon Daniel Odonganro, Amb. Gabriel Oyibode, Barr. Omasan Agbajor, Engr. Tuoyo Omatsuli,  Chief Hope Abijor, Chief Jaro Egbo, Chief Voke Oshasha, Hon. Rufus Edoja Akpodiete, Hon. Benjamin Essien, Hon. Ferguson Onwo, Chief Wilson Omene,  Dr. Veronica, Ogbuagu,  Chief Emeka  Uchiduno,  Ereforo Mallam-Obi, Chief Akarogbe, Prince Okareme Maikpobi, Chief Joe Obuseh, Sir Godwin Ohwoekevwo, Chief Josiah Ntukeme, Chief A.O. Seibe,  Prince Stanley Emiko, Chief B. Ojogri, Hon. Kenneth Afejuku, Hon. Godwin Abigor, Barr. Kubeyinje, Chief George Oyefia,  Hon. Halims  Agoda, Hon. Abikelegba,  Odhegolor, Chief Khalil Ofomukoro, Chief John Araka, Chief Benjamin Efekodo, Chief Sam Kohwo and a host of others.

However some journalists who covered the event were reported molested by some security operatives  attached to the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC), Executive Director (Projects), Samuel Adjogbe.    Troubled started shortly after the meeting when Olorogun O'tega Emerhor asked journalists to meet him at his sitting room for interview. The security operatives attached  Samuel Adjogbe descended on the newsmen at the main entrance to the sitting room with their gun butts and threatened to kill the journalists.

Narrating the incident to SaharaReporters, a member of the APC who witnessed the ugly scenario at the main entrance to the sitting room said  "the crowd at the entrance was overwhelming and the Journalists were paving their way to meet Olorogun Emerhor for interview and immediately the SSS attached to the NDDC Executive Director (Projects), called Ogaga descended on one Gabriel Choba, the Ughelli correspondent of New Telegraph Newspapers, with his gun butt."

"And before who knew what was happening,  two policemen, one Mohammed Ibrahim and Udeh Ikechukwu with force number (426801), descended on one Ovie Okpare, the Warri correspondent of the Punch newspapers, one Akpos, the Oghara station manager of African Independent Television, (AIT), and one Prosper, his cameraman and before we know it the policemen started corking their guns and face the Journalists shouting to kill the journalists," our source said.

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