The Delta State Executive Committee of the Accord Party on Monday met in Asaba to review the current status of the party in the state and its performance in previous elections, with a view to charting a new course for the forthcoming general elections.
Addressing the meeting, which was attended by state and local government area officers of the party, the State Chairman, Chief Fred Obi, said the party was in a rebuilding process in Delta and would be stronger than it was years back afterwards.
Chief Obi stated that the new leadership of the party at the state, local government and ward levels were already re – strategizing to embark on aggressive membership drive across the state, pointing out that many persons had indicated interest in joining the party.
He also revealed that the party was in talks with some aspirants seeking to contest for various positions in the 2023 elections on its platform, adding that the persons concerned were top notch politicians whose entry would help to strengthen the party in Delta state.
The Accord Party Chairman said having concluded its ward congresses, with arrangements in motion for the conduct of local government and state congresses, the party was set to relaunch itself to relevance in the Delta political space, assuring that the party was fully prepared for the elections and the chances of winning were bright.
Chief Obi urged Accord Party faithful in the state to show greater commitment to growing and strengthening the party for electoral fortunes, reminding them that they needed to work hard for the party’s candidates to win and remember them in the scheme of things.
He announced the constitution of three Committees to strengthen the party in the state, namely: Congress Committee, with Chief Fidelis Ugboko as Chairman; Contact, Mobilization and Fund Raising Committee, headed also by Chief Fidelis Ugboko, as well as Women and Youth Mobilization Committee, which has Mrs Helen Onokiti as Chairman.