DELTA, OCTOBER 4, 2017 – A top aspirant for the 2019 governorship election in Delta State, Comrade Sunny Ofehe has officially declared his intention to run for the highest office in the state under the All Progressive Congress, APC.
The declaration which happened October 2nd Monday night at his hometown of Iyede, Isoko North LGA, Delta State in the gathering elders, women and youths who happily came out in huge number to welcome me as their son as I declared my intention to serve them as the first Isoko native Delta State Governorship candidate in 2019 elections.
The elated governorship hopeful declared; “I herewith announce to the world that I Comrade Sunny Ofehe will contest as a Governorship aspirant under the National ruling All Progressives Congress – APC Party, Delta State. My candidacy will bring Hope and together we can #FixDelta again”.
“I want to thank all of you who have supported me so far in this journey, without you I wouldn’t have made it this far. Let us continue the great work and give the people of Delta State good governance laced with people’s oriented policies. Join the train now as I offer myself to serve our great State”, he said.
Comrade Ofehe is the back-bone of the intellectual side of the Niger Delta struggle, through the HNDC he started the publication of a monthly Niger Delta Diaspora magazine called “Inside Niger Delta Magazine”. This is the first of its kind outside Nigeria. He is the Publisher of this new venture.
His non-violent approach to his advocacy has endeared him to many. He has played prominent role in bringing an end to hostage taking in the Niger Delta. His campaign has led to specific release of Dutch kidnapped oil workers in recent times. His uncompromising stance has brought him against people in government and even some of the militants groups.
Comrade Ofehe have been in consultation with stakeholders in Delta politics and his return to Delta State will culminate in a systematic campaign towards his 2019 guber ambition.