Next Level success: Omo-Agege harps on unity among APC members
By Jon Egie
To achieve the Next Level Agenda of President Buhari, Deputy President of the Senate, His Excellency, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has harped on the importance of unity among members of the APC at the national and state levels so that life would become more meaningful for all Nigerians.
Senator Omo-Agege made the disclosure on Friday when he hosted separate courtesy calls on him by the Buhari Support Organisation and the South -South Chiefs and Elders Council in his office in Abuja.
The lawmaker who called on APC members across the country to forge a united front and fully support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to succeed, said the President has done a lot to put the people of the South South geopolitical zone on the ship of state to participate in steering the affairs of country.
He called for the return to the region, oil companies which had earlier left on account of youth restiveness, assuring that the leaders of the region had put in a lot to stop the trend and guarantee all investments, including safety of workers and equipment.
“More than ever before, our party, the APC needs a united front, both at the national and state levels, to accord the administration of President Buhari the needed support to achieve the Next Level Agenda of uplifting the life of the generality of Nigerians through good governance.
“For the people of the South-South in particular, President Buhari has done a lot to return us to the ship of state and it behoves on us to offer him our full support as he carries out the mandate bestowed on him by Nigerians to achieve a better for all.
“Oil companies that had earlier left the South-South region on account of youth restiveness should return to the region as the the leaders of the region have done a lot to reverse the trend, even as we undertake to guarantee all such investments, including safety of workers and equipment so as to restore economic viability and create jobs for the teeming youths of the region,” he said.
Speaking earlier, the leader of BSO, AVM Terry Okorodudu (retired) said the group came to felicitate with Senator Omo-Agege on his election to the office of the Deputy President of senate and to explore ways of expediting the achievement of the Next Level Agenda of the prrsent administration.
Also, leader of the South South Chiefs and Elders Council, Chief Boma Anga said working through Senator Omo-Agege, the South South could achieve a lot of milestones.
The group presented an award of excellence to the senator for his qualitative representation of the South South region and pledged their unalloyed support to him.
Congratulates Guanah at 57
Meanwhile, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated his Senior Special Assistant on Political Matters, Barrister Raymond Guanah on the occasion of his 57th birthday.
Omo-Agege, in a congratulatory message, thanked the former commissioner and erstwhile Chairman of Patani Local Government Area of Delta State for his impeccable leadership record and immense contributions to humanity.
In a congratulatory message personally signed by him, the lawmaker described Guanah as a man of sterling qualities, even as he prayed that the Almighty God would grant him many more fruitful years.
He underscored the hard work, discipline and focus that have accumulated in building the politician.
“On behalf of my family and staff, we want to thank God for your life and to wish you many happy returns as you are a year older today.
“As you continue to strive to make our dear nation the envy of other nations through your impactful contributions and selfless service to humanity, I pray that you will live long to see the reward of your labour,” he stated.
Omo-Agege rejoiced with the family members, friends and political associates of Guanah and wished him longer life.
…and Oyubu at birthday
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, also congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) Women Leader in Delta State, Dr. (Mrs) Janet Oyubu on the occasion of her birthday.
Omo-Agege described the politician as a quintessential Urhobo daughter who has helped to improve the fortunes of the party in the state.
In a congratulatory message personally signed by him, the lawmaker commended her for mobilising critical electoral support across board for all APC candidates in the last elections.
This, he stressed, could be seen from the party’s good outing in the 2019 polls in Delta State.
He stated: “As APC Women Leader in Delta State for the past six years, Dr (Mrs) Oyubu’s contributions to the party are immeasurable.
“I recall vividly that in the last elections, she defended the party’s people-friendly, unity, interests and victories at the risk of losing her life.
“She is a worthy example of a true party leader and has earned her place of pride and honour. She deserves to be celebrated by all,” Omo-Agege stated.