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OCAF Felicitates Senator Degi-Eremienyo’s Victory at Tribunal

                         By Austin Genesis
 A frontline socio-economic and development-oriented organization under the aegis of Ogbia Constituency II Advancement Forum (OCAF) has felicitated with the Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Senator (Bishop) Biobarakuma W. Degi-Eremienyo for his landslide victory at the Bayelsa Election Petitions Tribunal Judgment in Abuja.
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 Senator (Bishop) Biobarakuma W. Degi-Eremienyo
  The body in its congratulatory message described the judgment as a victory for democracy and the corporate interest of the people of the state, particularly the less privilege in society.
   A statement signed by its Executive Chairman, Mr. M G Inegbagha wondered why a man unanimously voted for to represent the people of the area would be dragged to the Tribunal for selfish gain, pointing out that the move was a calculated attempt to distract his genuine intention to ensure effective representation to better the lot of the generality of the people.
   He noted that during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly’s election the electorates of the Senatorial District turnout in their large numbers to vote massively for (Bishop) Biobarakuma W. Degi-Eremienyo because of his rare wisdom, God fearing and exceptional leadership acumen, generosity; and as a man of impeccable character who attached importance to public interest above personal gains.
   According to the organization the Senatorial District need a renowned and foresighted, humane and detribalized leader like Senator Degi-Eremienyo who is openhanded and detribalized to represent them, stating emphatically that that was the reason the people overwhelmingly voted for him.
   The body taken into cognizance of his enviable track record, pointed out that in all places he had worked; he has demonstrated exceptional and unparalleled administrative acumen with varying degree of efficiency and success.
“Senator Degi-eremienyo is a man of towering figure who accomplished many great things. Indeed his impact to societal development and humanity was far-reaching and profound. His choice was due to his professional and leadership excellence, competence, straight forwardness and humility with genuine intention to ensure effective representation for the overall interest of all. He is a distinguished administrator and a rare gem of utmost uprightness and promoter of peace, good neighbourliness who hate politics of divisiveness and sectionalism,” the organization stated.
   The body described him as a man of extraordinary feats, courage, consummate leadership, loyalty and uncommon commitment as well as a trailblazer which had brought so many accolades to himself,  his LGA, the state and  Nigeria in general while serving as a Councilor, Vice Chairman and Chairman of Nembe Local Government Council, Commissioner of Local Government, Rural Development and Chieftaincy Affairs and later Commissioner for Health, Executive Director of Human Resources  and Administration, Federal Roads Maintenance  Agency ( FERMA), Abuja as well as Member Governing  Council, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun state amongst others.
“Indeed, he has the pedigree to steer the ship of the Senatorial District to the Promised Land in line with the yearnings and the aspirations of the people,” they asserted.
  The body called for all and sundry to rally round him in order to enable him concentrate for the purpose he was elected for to uplift the welfare of mankind.
   They prayed the Almighty God to give him Divine Wisdom, good health and strength to carry out his statutory responsibilities to better the lot of Nigerians.

  The Organization also used the forum to congratulate Chief Timipre Marlin Sylva on his well deserved appointment as Petroleum Minister for state in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

From left is Senator (Bishop) Biobarakuma W. Degi-Eremienyo  and Chief Timipre Marlin Sylva.

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