Delta North monarchs task indigenes on PVC, registration
Traditional rulers in Delta North Senatorial District have embarked on aggressive sensitisation programme in their communities to enlighten indigenes on the importance of getting their permanent voter’s card (PVC), ahead the 2019 elections.
They have also called on local government authorities in the district to make the possession of PVC a condition for the issuance of letters of origin to individuals and for other official dealings with the public.
Arising from the quarterly meeting of Delta North Traditional Rulers Forum at Issele-Uku, the monarchs directed eligible voters in the district to obtain their PVCs before the end of the exercise in August 14.
In a communiqué, the forum called on the political class to encourage eligible adults in their communities to register and obtain their PVCs, so that, they could vote in 2019 polls.
The traditional rulers decried the deteriorating security situation in the country occasioned by herdsmen attack and called for the reinvigoration of vigilante groups to further beef up security and complement the efforts of security agencies.
The monarchs commended the State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, and the State Police Commissioner for their prompt interventions, which led to the release of Ogodor in Aniocha North who was recently kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
They urged the people to be at alert and also to take security issues seriously for the interest all.
Earlier, Chairman of the forum and Obi of Owa II, Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor, stressed the need for unity and co-operation among the traditional rulers, saying it would enable them succeed in the continued promotion of peace and harmonious co-existence of the people.
Addressing the monarchs, Delta North PDP Chairman, Moses Iduh, observed that the peaceful atmosphere maintained by the monarch has enabled government to execute its prosperity agenda for Deltans.
Highlight of the meeting was the presentation of the two-man panel report that visited the Asagha of Asaba, Obi Chika Edozien in North Carolina, United State to the Delta North PDP Chairman, Moses Iduh, for onward delivery to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
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