History was made on Wednesday as Olorogun Gbagi, a businessman and former minister arrived Oporoza, the hometown of Ijaw repentant militant, Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo a.k.a. Tompolo.
He also paid a Christmas visit to his Royal Majesty Oboro Gbaraun 11, the Paramount ruler of the Gbaramatu Kingdom, where he made known his intention to contest the 2023 governorship in Delta State.
He told the traditional ruler: “I am among the founding father of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the most senior aspirant among those who are contesting now.
“Sir I am interested in the number one seat of the state as Governor of Delta State come 2023 when his Excellency Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa completes his second term.
“Sir, with my business experience I will make Delta State home of foreign investors.”
His Royal Majesty, Oboro Gbaraun 11, Aketekpe, the Pere of Gbaramatu kingdom in Warri South-west, in his prayers, said, “I have heard of your fame, as number one investor in Delta State, as you started early consultation and first to reach my Palace, my Lord God made you to be first in the Governorship race of Delta State.”