Omajemite Reacts As Senate Approves Restoration of Abraka Constituency, Seeks Omo-Agege’s intervention towards Elume Polytechnic
The Senate Approval for the Restoration of Abraka Constituency in Delta has brought a lot of smiles to the People of Abraka kingdom, and it has generated lots of reactions from Abraka indigenes.
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“The Senate on Thursday approved the restoration of Abraka State Constituency in Ethiope East Local Government Area from the present Ethiope East State Constituency, in line with the orders of the Federal High Court.
The approval was reached in resolutions reached by the Upper Chamber following consideration of a motion sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta Central).
Omo-Agege had in his motion “recalls that before 1999, Abraka State Constituency in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State was a separate and distinct State Constituency with an elected member in the Delta State House of Assembly.
He recalled that as of 1992/1993, the highly populated Abraka State Constituency in Ethiope East Local Government Area was duly represented in the Delta State House of Assembly by Honourable Emmanuel Akpor Ifeta.
He said the constituency was arbitrarily and unjustifiably suppressed and collapsed into the present Ethiope East State Constituency in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State during the 1999 General Elections and it has remained so since then;
The Senate after consideration of the motion, accordingly, approved Abraka State Constituency in the Ethiope East Local Government Area, consisting of INEC’s present Abraka Ward 1, Abraka Ward 2, and Abraka Ward 3.
The Upper Chamber also resolved that the remaining part of the present Ethiope East State Constituency in Ethiope East Local Government Area, consisting of INEC’s Ward 4 (Okpare Inland), Ward 5 (Ovu), Ward 6 (Kokori Inland), Ward 7 (Orhuoakpor), Ward 8 (Okpara Waterside), Ward 9 (Eku), Ward 10 (Egbo/Samagidi) and Ward 11 (Isiokolo).
The Senate also urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to comply with its resolution ahead of the next General Elections and the election of the members of the next Delta State House of Assembly in compliance with section 115 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
Reacting to the news of the Approval of the Abraka Constituency, Publisher of EJES GIST MEDIA, Omajemite Don in a statement thanks Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for having the interest of Urhobo Nation at heart, stating that the restoration of the Abraka Constituency will fast track the development of Abraka Kingdom which house the only state-owned University.
Omajemite Also begs Ovie Omo-Agege to use his office to bring to light the commencement of Elume Polytechnic.
The statement reads.
The senate Approval for the restoration of Abraka Constituency is a welcome development to the people of Abraka Kingdom and will fast track the development of the kingdom.
I want to thank the supersonic Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for his love towards the development of the Urhobo Nation.
History will be kind to you for this kind gesture for the indigenes of the Abraka kingdom.
I also want to use this medium to beg you, to use your good office and relationship with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to fast track the completion of Elume Polytechnic.
Sir, the commencement of Elume Polytechnic will create more jobs for Deltans and in the long run, helps to reduce the high rate of unemployment in the State.