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Benue South rerun: Owukpa goes agog for Dan Onjeh (PHOTOS)

Written By Idoma Television on Monday, February 1, 2016 | 11:27:00 PM

Commercial activities were brought to a halt in the Coal City of Owukpa Monday when the sensitization road show train of the APC stormed the city.

Both the young and old trooped out to catch a glimpse and share in the music and the gospel of change . 

Owukpa community is one of the three districts making up the Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State with Itabono amd Ehaje as it major towns.

The moment the train landed in Ukwo, the commercial hub of the town, market men and women abandoned their goods to welcome the change 'Apostles'.

The team, led by son of the soil, Comrade Austine Agada and Chief Eloyi Ogbe enjoined the people of the community on the need to vote Daniel Onjeh of the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming rerun in the zone.

Addressing the mammoth crowd, Ogbe reminded them not to repeat the mistake they made in the last election where they wasted their votes on the opposition PDP who has no interest of the people at hear.  

The enthusiastic crowd responded to the speech with 'change for sure'.

Speaking with newsmen shortly after the shortly after the show, some residents of the community said the people have resolved to support Onjeh in the coming February 20 election.

Findings by this newspaper reveal that Owukpa is known for its vast coal deposit in Ibagba. Lying underneath the district is one of the best types of coal. Owukpa has a rich cultural heritage. The district is divided into four council wards. It is bother by two eastern State. 

 It is worthy of note that Owukpa district has produced very influential sons and daughters both living and dead who have contributed to the overall social economic development of Idoma land and Nigeria as a whole.

Among her illustrious citizens are Late Doctor Obe, first Idoma Medical Doctor, late Major Paul Dickson, late Isaac Oduh, Comptroller Mathias Amuta, Arch. Tony Obekpa, Comrade Austin Agada, Hon Thomas Oduh, Engr Dr. Adah Chenge, and a host of others too numerous to mention Engr. Mayas Adoyi, Deputy Comptroller of Customs, Fab Abgo, Bar. Boniface Agada Apochi. 
Ace journalists, Ali Adoyi and Ameh Comrade Godwin are also products of the community and among others.

With the out pour of love as seen when our road show train arrived yesterday, there is no doubt saying whenever the Benue South rerun is conducted, Owukpa district will give over 90% of their vote cast to the APC and its candidate, Comrade Dan Onjeh. Congratulations Owukpa!!!
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Isaac ogoyi said...

The APC candidate Daniel Onjeh should not bother to campaign too much in Ogbadibo Local Government, already Ogbadibo is for APC. He should focus on idoma North.

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