What Uduaghan said about election postponement by INEC

Former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan

By Eseoghene Emuke

The immediate past governor of Delta State and senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Delta South, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has reacted to the postponement of today’s election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Uduaghan, in a statement personally signed by him, said although he received the news of the postponement with discontentment, thanked his supporters for mobilising to vote him to the red chamber.

The former governor noted that despite the postponement, his campaign council would remained undistracted ahead of the new date for the election.

According to him, “I received with utmost discontentment and displeasure at about 3 a.m. today the 16th of February, 2019 amidst teeming supporters who kept wake with me the “breaking news” by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its resolution to shift the Presidential/National Assembly Elections to Saturday, 23rd February, 2019.

“My party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) has already come out with a statement. 

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“However, I wish to use this opportunity to thank my teeming supporters in Delta South Senatorial District who despite the difficult terrain mobilized to vote me as the senator representing Delta South in the red chambers.”


While appealing to his teeming supporters to be calm, patient, keep hope alive, Uduaghan urged them to be more resolute to vote the APC come Saturday, 23rd February, 2019. 

“To you my brothers and sisters who left all their personal schedule, spent their personal money, time, resources, travelled long distance just to vote for me and my party, I truly appreciate your kind gesture. 


“We shall continue to be focused on the legislative issues that will bring permanent peace, faster and more robust infrastructure and human capital development in Delta South and by extension the Niger Delta. Like we have stated severally, this will include.
“We shall not be distracted in any way”, he added.


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