Deputy senate president, Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege
By Raphael Ekpang
The deputy senate president, Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated the Bayelsa State Governor-Elect, Chief David Lyon and his Kogi counterpart, Yahaya Bello on their victory in the November, 16, 2019 governorship election in their respective states.
According to a statement on Monday signed by Mr Yomi Odunuga, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Deputy President of the Senate, Omo-Agege also applauded the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; Kaduna State Governor and Chairman of the APC Campaign Council in Kogi State, Nasir El-Rufai,Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva; Jigawa State Governor and Chairman of the APC campaign council for the Bayelsa governorship election, Abubakar Badaru and other leaders who contributed immensely to the Party’s victory in the November 16 exercise.in the two state.
While thanking the people of Kogi state for reelecting Bello for second term, Senator Omo-Agege called on Governor Bello to deliver more dividends of democracy to the electorates by surpassing his first term achievements.
He also thanked the people of Bayelsa state for the confidence reposed in the party and its candidate, assuring that they will not be disappointed.
He urged Lyon to always remember that the electorates expect unreserved commitment to delivering the dividends of democracy to them, the lawmaker representing Delta Central Senatorial District called on aggrieved contestants to seek redress in court rather than resort to violence.
He expressed happiness for the APC in Bayelsa State for finally breaking the jinx by becoming the second state in the South-South after Edo to come under APC’s control.
“With this development and the actualisation of the Next Level Agenda of the APC-led administration, it is certain that our party will clinch more states in the South-South Geo-political zone in future elections.
“Like I have always said, it is possible for the APC to rule in the South-South beyond Edo State. And I have been proven right with the final results from Bayelsa State.
“This goes to show that with determination and tenacity of purpose, we can overcome what seems insurmountable.
“I, once again, congratulate David Lyon, the governor-elect of Bayelsa State and Yahaya Bello of Kogi state” Omo-Agege stated.