Delta 2023: Gbagi Governorship Ambition Is The Interest Of Urhobo And Deltans, Says Idjerhe, Ogor Kingdoms
…Just As Ogor King Confers Chieftaincy Titles On Gbagi’s Wife, Two Other GSM Members.
By Ejiro Oniyan
Olorogun (Barr.) Kenneth Omemevwa Gbagi’s 2023 gubernatorial ambition received a boost as his maternal people in Idjerhe Kingdom in Ethiope West LGA through Idjerhe Traditional Council Chiefs, PDP Chieftains and the Kingdom Youths gave their blessings of total support through prayers offered by the Unuevworo of Idjerhe Kingdom, High Chief Solodems; just as the consultation team also moved to Otor-Ogor, Ogor Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area both in Delta State to have consultation with PDP Chieftain of the Ward, Chief Benson Asore.
At their separate prayers for the former Minister of Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, High Chief Solodems prayed for total victory for Olorogun Gbagi’s aspiration of becoming the Governor of Delta State, come 2023, noting that Gbagi who is their son maternally will secure the Kingdom’s overall blessings of the 2023 governorship position. Throwing his weight behind the prayer of the Unuevworo of Idjerhe Kingdom, Chief John Obukohwo Nani, Executive Director, Finance and Administration, DESOPADEC who hosted the Gbagi Solidarity Movement, said Idjerhe Kingdom in particular and Ethiope West in general will support their son, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi to victory, saying “Our Kingdom will not miss this opportunity of our son becoming the Governor of the state by 2023”.
While Chief Benson Asore assured Olorogun Gbagi of his support and blessing for the 2023 governorship position at his country home, Otor-Ogor. Chief Asore who noted that Olorogun Gbagi has done well in Urhobo land, posited that Urhobo Nation should ensure that Gbagi emerge victorious by 2023 as Governor to develop the state from where Senator Okowa will stop.
Speaking at the consultative meetimgs, Olorogun (Barr.) Kenneth Omemevwa Gbagi said he came to inform his people of his intention to contest 2023 gubernatorial election, saying he’s intention to take over from his friend, Sen. (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, Executive Governor of Delta State by 2023 is for him to build on the Stronger Delta development strides of Okowa as he said that Governor Okowa has done well in the state.
“The Hallmark of the consultation to Ogor Kingdom was the conferment of Chieftaincy Titles to Olorogun Gbagi’s Wife, Justice Sybil Gbagi as the Obrorierode of Ogor Kingdom, Deacon Solomon Ala as the Omodede of Ogor Kingdom while Deaconess Mrs. Gloria Ala as the Ogheremo of Ogor Kingdom by the Ovie of Ogor Kingdom.