The usually quiet town of Burutu Kingdom was thrown into a carnival of sort on Friday when Delta State leading guber candidate, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa stormed there.
The campaign train which left Warri to Burutu was received by multitude as never witnessed before during past campaigns in Delta State, which according to sources said was made possible because their son, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro has been chosen to be the running mate to the governorship hopeful.
Invited to the podium to speak around 12:23 noon day, the man who many believed should have been a great man of God went into rendition of gospel song, ‘On Christ the solid rock I stand’, which turned the campaign into a crusade ground as all those present went into spiritual mood to invoke God into the election, and cause victory for him.
Speaking to them, he promised to bring massive development to Burutu, especially with Otuaro being his partner. He told the jubilant crowd on how he will bring in industries and make the land fertile for agriculture all by the grace of God.
In absolute awareness that he has no power to rig the 2015 election, but can only achieve victory by God, he surrendered himself to the people saying, “Without you, there is no me, without you I won’t be here”, and pleaded with them to vote for him and other PDP aspirants.
The home boy, Otuaro, also charged his people, especially the youths where he belong to seize their destinies in their hands by voting for Okowa who alone has the key at the moment to bring in the much desire prosperity to Deltans.