The Deputy President of the Senate and governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has named former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, as the Director-General of his Gubernatorial Campaign Organisation ahead of the 2023 general elections.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Ima Niboro, Director of Communications and Media Strategy of the Delta APC Gubernatorial Campaign Organisation, copies of which were made available to journalists in Warri.
In the statement, Omo-Agege said, “Orubebe is bringing on board a towering wealth of experience, and shall oversee all ramifications of the campaign for the mandate of Deltans in the 2023 governorship elections”.
The statement read in parts, “Orubebe shall, side by side with me, lead critical engagements and drive consultations, and by his renowned robustness, up the ante for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Together with the rest of the team, we shall show PDP the way out of Government House come May 29, 2023.
“The selection of the Ijaw-born politician is very straightforward given his knowledge, capacity and pedigree.
“Bringing him on board strengthens the campaign organisation straightaway, and builds a strategic redoubt of crucial stakeholders at the grassroots for the contest ahead.
“When news of Elder Godsday Orubebe’s resignation from the PDP filtered in, June, our Campaign Organisation applauded him for toeing the path of progress and enjoined him to pitch tent with progressives in the APC, and help in the task of taking over Government House come 2023.
‘I am proud to announce that he heeded that call and joined our party, the APC, in his ward at Burutu Local Government Area.
“He will be bringing to our Campaign Organisation his vast reach at the grassroots, as well as at the state and federal levels, having been a supervisory councillor and chairman of local government, a state party chairman, and a two-time minister of the Federal Republic”.