Ahead of the Gubernatorial election slated for Saturday 9th March, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday vowed that the All Progressive Congress will take over the affairs of Delta State, also promises adequate security during the governorship and House of Assembly elections.
Buhari, who was represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at a town hall meeting in Warri, said that the issue of security was fundamental to the electoral process.
The president said that special attention would be focused on security to enable the electorate to exercise their franchise and check any form of intimidation.
“What happened at the Presidential and National Assembly elections was a great victory, but the completion of the victory will come on Saturday when Great Ogboru will become the governor of Delta.
“Delta cannot be the same again. Delta has our attention, we wanted to see what will happen.
“Delta has proved a very important point that it is ready for a change to the next level.
“Security is a fundamental issue and we will pay special attention to it,” he said.
The president also urged leaders and supporters of the All Progressives Congress to unite, saying “when we work together, we will emerge victorious on Saturday.’’
Also speaking, the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomohole, commended the people for voting massively for the APC in the recent poll.
He urged the voters to be courageous and vote overwhelmingly for Ogboru in Saturday’s governorship election.
“You have substantially weakened the rigging machine of the PDP.
“No one will provide unlawful security. Security operatives should ensure that votes are counted because President Buhari wants to have a cleaner election,” he said.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the event was attended by traditional rulers from the three senatorial districts of the state, religious and opinion leaders as well as market women and youths.