…. Attack on Omo-Agege, is an attack on the Urhobo Nation.
Kings, elders and spiritual leaders from Urhobo Kingdom in Delta State stormed the National Assembly at the weekend to reveal uniformity with the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, cautioning all mischief makers to leave their boy alone or sustain the rage of Urhobo people.
While worrying that such ineffective workout causes self-destruction, the leaders stated an attack on their boy, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, is an attack on the Urhobo Nation.
Speaking on behalf of the leaders including standard and spiritual leaders from Delta Central Senatorial District, members of the peak socio-cultural umbrella body of the Urhobo people, the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), in addition to the academic community, Professor Sam Ibodje stated the Wednesday judgement of the FCT High Court, Abuja had more vindicated the legislator.
Recall that on Wednesday, Justice Othman Musa of the FCT High Court in Bwari Abuja, dismissed the suit challenging the eligibility of the Deputy President of the Senate over a supposed conviction in the United States of America.
The court held that the case versus Omo-Agege in the United States was simply a non-criminal trial and granted N1million fine versus the complaintant, Incorporated Trustees of Patriotic Youth Organisation of Nigeria, for losing the time of the court.
Professor Ibodje stressed the enormous function of the Urhobo Nation in the Nigerian task.
While passing a vote of self-confidence on Senator Omo-Agege, he mentioned that this is the all-time greatest position any of its descendants had actually ever obtained.
He for that reason advised the Urhobos in the house and in Diaspora to be watchful and withstand any effort to rubbish among its own.
According to him, DSP Omo-Agege is not just a property to the Urhobo Nation in specific however the nation in basic.
He mentioned that political critics hesitate of the increasing profile of the Senator, including that the Delta Central legislator has actually brought precise course to advancement through the intro of 6 impactful expenses in the very first 5 6 months of the Ninth Assembly.
He kept in mind that character assassination versus Omo-Agege might not be inapplicable with the politics of 2023.
He stated: “It is no longer news that political activities in the Nigerian political landscape have lots of mudslinging. However, it is just sensible that such character assassinations should have some limitations. It is likewise of note that Delta State in specific, and South-South geopolitical zone in basic, are loaded with lots of political gladiators who see the increasing profile and towering character of the Distinguished Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, as a terrific hazard to their political survival. Senator Ovie Omo-Agege is an astute political leader who has actually worked extremely hard to attain his present political status, and the whole Urhobo Nation, including his political distracors are witnesses to this truth.
“We understand that all these acts of character assassination are inspired by 2023 politics and the increasing profile of the Senator in the South-South geopolitical zone.
“The character assassination likewise has actually political undertone focused on destabilizing the rather steady National Assembly that has actually attained a smooth and tranquil working relationship with the Executive arm of federal government that is moving the country to the next level.
“It needs to for that reason be kept in mind that any attack on him is an attack on the interest of the Urhobo people; it will be inappropriate and emphatically withstood.
“The Urhobos are for that reason utilizing this medium to alert all mischief makers and their sponsors, who discreetly work versus our boy, and by ramification versus the interest of the Urhobo people, to desist forthwith from such ineffective workout that does nobody any great, however rather causes self-destruction.
“Any further attempt to distract this great man who, by dint of hard work, has attained such noble heights will not be tolerated by the Urhobo Nation”.
Some of the dignitaries at the uniformity see consist of the Ovie of Agbarha-Otor Kingdom, HRM Richard Oghenevwogaga Ebelle; Ovie of Arhavwarhien, HRM Solomon Akporhiere Onojeta; Chief Ogbetuo Godwin to name a few