By Festus Ahon
ASABA-DELTA State Chairman elect of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Chief Cyril Ogodo was among the 32 State chairmen inaugurated by the National Working Committee, NWC of the party Monday in Abuja by the National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun.
Ogodo emerged through the state party Congress held on May 21st at Asaba, beating his closest rival, Mr Fred Obe.
Chatting with newsmen, Ogodo urged all party faithful to see his emergence as an opportunity to rebuild and reposition the party for the task of rescuing Delta state from PDP 19 years of bad governance.
He called on party leaders and all aggrieved party members particularly those who contested the last congresses in the state to join hands with him to build and unite the party to enable it wrestle power from the PDP come 2019.
Saying the congress was a brotherly contest, he said “there is no victor or vanquished.
“I want to appeal to all our party leaders and followers to accept the outcome of the congresses that have produced party executives at all levels, indeed Delta APC is the winner.
“Let see this as another opportunity to right the wrong of the past by collectively putting our self interest aside and focusing on how we can reposition our party in other to give Deltans a new lease of live.
“We have what it takes to turn the fortune of the Delta APC around; we have the human and material resources to take over the reins of power, so let us reserve our gun powder for the PDP who is our common enemy.
“I want to particularly appeal to the former Chairman, Prophet Jones Erue to support us to succeed as SWC. I have worked with him through tick and thin, and I want to assure all our party leaders and faithful that our administration will be all embracing and will carry everyone along.