Prominent Itsekiri Leaders on have advised Deltans worldwide not to focus on gender but to look at the individual personalities, the person’s qualities and what he or she has to offer.
They also described the chairman, Board of Directors of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi Olejeme as an honest, simple and accomplished administrator.
“Dr. Ngozi Olejeme has the knowledge and the skills to succeed in the state. So we are mobilizing our people, friends and in- laws across the state. We are quite confident that she would become governor in 2015” the leaders said in a statement issued in Warri.
The statement signed by the Chairman of Itsekiri Movement for Good Governance (IMFGG), Mr. Francis Diden also commended Olejeme for her contributions to the development of human resources in the state.
“Olejeme deserves the biggest thanks for developing the people,” the statement said.
Praising Olejeme for her altruistic and philanthropic disposition, the leaders said: “We are very impressed about her people- oriented programmes in Delta State. It is time for Deltans at home and abroad to unite and support a person who can enhance unity and provide opportunities for all.”
“We want her to be the next governor of the state because of her proven leadership qualities and our belief that she can govern the state very well” the statement said.
“She is a woman of principle who takes every word she says seriously. She is accessible and always ready to listen to all. Her ability to initiate plans and execute projects that will better the lot of the people is not in contention” the statement added.