Monday, 3 July 2017


Throughout the weekend of June 30 2017, the 2015 governorship candidate of APC in Delta State, Olorogun Otega Emerhor OON, welcomed and held a meeting/retreat with political like personalities over the 25 nearby government regions of the state.

The meeting saw the meeting up of foundation APC individuals/stakeholders in the state who supported the get-together from July 2013 to date and new individuals/stakeholders who supported the party from that point forward. 

More than 80 key stakeholders over the length and breath of the state that to be sure constitute the absolute entirety of the APC in the state respected the invitation. While the Exco and gathering structure individuals and political appointees in the state were purposely not welcomed, the State Chairman and a couple of SWC individuals were there to watch procedures at the retreat. 

The meeting xrayed the political scene of Delta towards 2019 races, the present state and fight preparation of APC in the state, the issue of possibility for the 2019 races and, specifically, the candidature for governorship. 

At the social event, matter about the most ideal approach to extend, and ensure the political interests of the like personalities in the state while improving and reinforcing the limit of the APC in the state were discussed. 

The meeting likewise investigated the issue of contradictions and wranglings among various political propensities incorporating new comer bunches in the gathering and endeavored to discover arrangements that will advance union in the gathering. 

The meeting, after a key note address by the convener, Olorogun Emerhor, broke into syndicate gatherings to consider every one of the issues noted previously. 

Emerging from the syndicate gatherings, the accompanying issues and resolutions were embraced by the social event:

- That it was timely that this gathering was called.

- That the gathering hereby constitutes itself into a political group within the larger Delta APC. 

- that the group shall be known as Mainstream Delta APC ( MDA ) to reflect the history and extent of its political positioning in Delta APC. 

- That the group shall have formal structures set up across the state and hold regular meetings.

- That the MDA shall be open to all APC members who share its ideals and shall strive to bring in all such new members. 

- That MDA shall position itself as the most dominant political structure of APC in the state and shall strive as much as possible to have a forceful say in political contests within the APC.

- That MDA recognises the right of other APC stakeholders to come together under other tendencies and groups. MDA shall be ready to seek cooperation and strong affiliations with such groups that may enhance and create a win outcome for all.

- That MDA recognises that politics is a game of interest and that the various wranglings in the party do not amount to a mortal crisis for the party but represent an expected positioning of politicians. In that wise, MDA will work with all existing tendencies and groups to foster progress and unity for the party as much as possible. 

- That MDA's primary driving goal shall be that APC Delta MUST produce the next Governor of Delta State.

- That the convener of MDA, Olorogun Emerhor, shall subject any ambition to be the governorship candidate of Delta APC in 2019 to the driving goal of MDA, to wit: that only a candidate that best guarantees the chances of APC in Delta to produce the next Governor, giving regards to all circumstances and calculations, including zonal arrangements, shall be adopted and supported by MDA.

- That on this score, MDA is available to partner with other viable groups or individuals to produce a winning candidate.

- MDA adopted the mantra: DOMINATE TO WIN.

- That MDA recognises and appreciated the existing party Exco and Structures led by Prophet Jones Ode Erhue and pledges to continue to work with them for the advancement of the party in the state. MDA also thanked them for sending representatives to observe its proceedings. 

-MDA called on the party Exco to urgently constitute all the constitutional organs of the party in order to enhance participation and increase party activities in preparation for 2019 elections.

- MDA thanked the convener for calling and hosting the retreat at this critical time in the affairs of our great party. MDA appreciated his astounding leadership and unanimously adopted him as Leader of MDA. MDA pledged to work with him to achieve the overall goals of the group.

- MDA pledged full loyalty to APC Delta State and committed to work solely for its cohesion 
and progress. 


Protem Coordinators - 1. Hon. (Chief) Bar. Alfred Oloko. 2. Dr. Iyke Odikpo. and 3. Dr. Eniforo Mallam-Obi.

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