Ugheli grassroots politician and two time Commissioner as well as a frontline Governorship aspirant for the Delta State 2023 Election, Olorogun Barrister Fred Okiemute Majemite yesterday appeared before the DC-23 screening Committee, a body set up by the apex political pressure group in Urhobo land to pursue a Delta Central Governorship candidate in 2023.
By Ovie Edomi
At yesterday’s screening, Majemite, a Lawyer, grassroots mobilizer with huge suporterrs and a known political leader in Delta State politics addressed the Committee members, stating his 5-point agenda for the state when elected. Majemite who tagged his 5-point agenda as CARES noted that the acronym CARES represents- Continuity, Acelerated Industralisation, revenue generation, education/ empowerment for the youth/elderly and security.
Majemite, who said he is pleased with the DC-23 Screening Committee members for their commitment to the assignment given to them by the apex Urhobo political group noted that as Governor of the state come 2023 he will carry the three Senatorial Districts along in addition to operating an open door policy that would allow Deltans have their voices heard. Majemite told the Screening Committee that his administration will consolidate on the transformation Governor Ifeanyi Okowa led leadership has made and in so doing take Delta State to a greater height.
Furthermore, Majemite said he will tackle the issue of physical security, food security and social security of the people in addition to his education/empowerment program that will make alot of Deltans to be self sufficient and employable in an industralised state while technical education with focus on high yielding professions will form one of the avenues for revenue generation for young adults who are prepared to embrace his agenda for Delta State. Beside, Majemite noted that when elected Governor in 2023, he will make sure that all pensioners’ arrears will be paid within the first 12 months of his administration.
It would be recalled that the 13-Man Committee setup by the Delta Central 2023 (DC-23) lobby group is expected to prune down the number of aspirants jostling for the governorship seat from the Delta Central District to possibly three.
Yesterday’s screening exercise, the third in it series, was held at the Sapele Athletic Club at Sapele in Delta State had in attendance , Olorogun Fred Majemite, former Commissioner for Lands and Survey in the state, Rt Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly; Olorogun David Edevbie, immediate past Chief of Staff in the state; Chief James Augoye, immediate past Commissioner for Works;
Senator Emmanuel Aguariavwodo, former Managing Director of the NDDC, and Chief Ejaife Odebala, former member of the Delta State House of Assembly
The 13-man committee has Prof. Nyerhovwo Tonukari, as Chairman; and Prof. Sunny Awhefeada, Secretary. The screening Committee is expected to evaluate the apirants’ medical fitness, financial capability, suitability, capability, acceptability and others by the generality of Deltans.