UDU - AS the 2019 general elections gather momentum, the Association of Nigeria Refinery Petroleum Marketers (ANRPM), Delta State chapter, has endorsed Dr. O'diakpo Obire for governor.
Dr. Obire is governorship candidate of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA).
Addressing members of the Association in a consultative meeting held at the prestigious Laurel Hotels, along DSC Express Road, Egbogidi - Udu, Dr. Obire, who was received by the chairman of the Association, Evangelist Prosper Ohwojero and his executive members, promised to be diligent, fair and just in the discharge of his duties as Governor, if elected.
Dr. Obire said you can only perform creditably well in an environment one is familiar with.
He said, "the office of the Governor is not for all comers. It should be occupied by only those with capability, competence and character along with the passion to do good.
"The youths are filled with energy and brilliant ideas. They should be given the opportunity to hold important offices and gradually become pilots of the affairs of the State. Economic prosperity is guaranteed when bright and committed youths begin to hold important offices."
Dr. Obire appealed to Deltans to resist financial inducement during the election and also protect their votes.
"It should be our responsibility to vote persons with vision into public offices. It is only by so doing that the yearnings and aspirations of the people can be actualized", he submitted.
The chairman of the Association of Nigeria Refinery Petroleum Marketers (ANRPM), Evangelist Prosper Ohwojero, on behalf of other members pledged their unalloyed support for Dr. Obire for his rare vision and innovative Agenda for Delta State.
Ohwojero said, "we acknowledge the competence of Dr. Obire to reposition Delta State to attain the much desired sustainable development. We hereby endorse him and pledge our unflinching support for his candidacy".