SDP Udu endorses Dugbo as sole candidate for DTHA race
By: Victory Gbegbaje
The Executive and members of the Social Democratic Partry, SDP, in Udu local government area have endorsed Hon Prince Sylvester Dugbo for the race to the seat of Udu in the DTHA.
The endorsement was given during a meeting of the excos and members of the party held recently in Orhuwhurun.
The meeting witnessed the decamping of 518 politicians from other political parties to the SDP in expression of their desire to work with Hon Dugbo who they described as credible, reliable and capable to represent the good people of Udu in the DTHA.
Speaking during the event, Delta Central Chairman of SDP, Comrade Mike Dugbo, said he was very happy to see the newly decamped 518 persons including some leaders of the PDP, APC and APGA decamping into SDP.
Some of the decampees include: Hon. Monday Okubio, ward 7 PDP leader and his followers, a former councilor and ward 9 PDP chairman in Udu Local Government , and also Hon. Sam Jiroma, and his followers etc,
Comrade Mike Dugbo thanked God that SDP in Udu already has a candidate, not an aspirant, to contest the election and urged all executives and members not to close their mouth but continue to preach the good message of SDP to all.
Also speaking, Hon. Shedrack Okolobi, Chairman of SDP in Udu LGA, said SDP in Udu was waxing stronger by the day because of the amiable and intelligent candidate that the party is fielding for the election.
According to him, Hon. Dugbo’s scholarship and free medical scheme cut across the ten wards of Udu local Government Area.
Hon Dugbo’s humanitarian services cut across the educational sector as well as the health sector. He owns the Lonia clinic Udu Express way where his constituents have been enjoying free medical services for the past seven years.
Taking turn to speak, Comrade Kome Ogbodu who is the Assistant Organizing Secretary of SDP in Udu LGA and former Chairman of APGA in Udu LGA encouraged everyone to do more work to ensure that the SDP candidate won the election come 2019.
He said he has seen the light in SDP that was why he decamped to the party, urging everyone to get their voter’s card to enable them exercise their franchise.
In a chat with our reporter, Comrade Michael Dugbo said SDP was on ground in Delta State and beyond and waxing stronger by the day.
He advised SDP supporters to work harder to take over Delta State as a whole saying that SDP is a political party of integrity that believes in good governance and love for the people.
“I have been in SDP since 2013 and have never found any reason to regret it, as SDP is a true democratic party.” He said
Mr. Lucky John who is also known as Stainless in the Udu community said he loves the party for its credibility and accountability over the years. He further stated that, the party is straight forward unlike other parties and advised youths to support the right person that can carry them along.
Personalities present in the meeting held recently include; Hon. Joseph Omojohwo – youth leader Udu local government area, Godwin Okoro – assistant youth leader, benson Karika – Vice chairman, Victoria Akatakpo – assistant Udu women leader, Johnbull Osevwerha – Ward-6 chairman udu, Moses Aviedo – Udu ward-6 cordinator, Pastor Samson Ikpiki – Ward-6 secretary, Okubio Monday – Udu ward-7 chairman, Edwin Oyibode – vice chairman Udu local government area, Comrade Dobri Kelly – Secretary Udu local government Area and a host of others.