- Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has dismissed threats to his second term aspiration from Chief Otega Emerhor
- The Delta state senator described the potential challenger as an infantile political speculator
- Omo Agege added that Emerhor had miscalculated badly
The senator representing Delta central senatorial zone of Delta state in the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has dismissed the threat posed by the aspiration of Chief Otega Emerhor.
He described his potential challenger as an infantile political speculator. The senator disclosed this in a statement by his special assistant, Efe Duku.
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“First, it can only take Emerhor who worships every anti-Buhari machination to naively characterise Senator Omo-Agege’s fearless rejection of legislative impunity and tyranny in the Senate and unqualified support for President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘rascality’. It can only take the envious Emerhor to talk down on the politically savvy ‘Obarisi’ who as a senatorial candidate in 2015 scored almost 10 times more votes than Emerhor who was a so-called governorship candidate.
Only Emerhor with zero political leadership accomplishments can laughably dare to compare himself with Omo-AEmerhor with zero political leadership accomplishments can laughably dare to compare himself with Omo-Agege – a formidable grassroot political leader and a one-time Commissioner and Secretary to the government of Delta state,” gege – a formidable grassroot political leader and a one-time commissioner and secretary to the government of Delta state,” the statement explained.
“Emerhor’s decision to launch unprovoked attacks on his senator on the bogus claim that certain Urhobo elders and leaders purchased APC Senate nomination forms for him to join the senate race may sound musical to his ears but that is a script of cowardice from the playbook of the ‘five fingers of a leprous hand’ infamy of ‘begging’ delusional characters to vie for elective public office. Urhobos are too sophisticated for such childish schemes.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta central senatorial district in the National Assembly, on Thursday, August 2, condemned the increasing attack by herdsmen on harmless people of Urhobo communities in his constituency.
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Omo-Agege made the statement while condemning the attacks on one of his constituents, Abraham Onokpasa, said the incessant attacks by herdsmen on Urhobos is becoming alarming.
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