Peoples Democratic Party House of Representatives candidate for Ajeromi Ifelodun federal constituency, Hon. Francis Bathlomew Chima aka OmoBarca, has finally received his Certificate of Return.
An elated OmoBarca expressed his gratitude to God and the adhoc delegates of Ajeromi Ifelodun for believing in him to serve them at the Lower Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.
The renowned philantropist and politician disclosed this in a press statement released by his campaign office and made available to the media.
He also offered an olive branch to his fellow contestants in the primaries, appealing to them to sheathe their swords and join him to move PDP forward in Ajeromi Ifelodun constituency. He promised to put Ajegunle on the world map if finally elected in 2023
Read full statement:
“Peace be with you all!
Let me start by giving glory and honor to the Almighty God for making this day a reality. I am humbled by His special love and grace upon me which has brought me this far and I believe that His light will continue to shine upon us and see us through the remaining hurdles ahead.
Secondly my profound gratitude goes to the BOT, NEC and NWC of our great party, the Southwest and State leadership, my indefatigable LGA leadership and Elders Council ably led by Aare Razak Fakunle, my distinguished LGA executives, courageous Ward Chairmen and their supportive Excos, the most dynamic, articulate and commited members of our great Party. Truly, I cannot thank you all enough for creating this platform that offers every Nigerian Hope for a better tomorrow.
We started this journey just like every story has it’s own beginning. Many took us for granted, some called our bluff but only a few believed it was possible. So we marched on. Putting God first in everything we did and today from the aspiration of one man and the dream of a people seeking true representation a new movement is born, a movement of emancipation from the old to a new normal, from the chains of political slavery to the glamour of democratic freedom.
Ladies and gentlemen, with all humility, I hereby present to you the long awaited “Certificate of Return”, confirming me the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party for Ajeromi Ifelodun Federal Constituency- House of Representatives. It is our mandate, it is our collective responsibility to protect and nurture it to victory in 2023.
I cannot do this alone so I call on my fellow aspirants who went through this exciting journey with me; Hon. Rita Odichinma Orji, Hon. Emilia Ezeude and Hon. Oladipupo Wilson Diriwari to join me so together we can deliver victory for PDP in Ajeromi Ifelodun LGA. Our unity at this point is sacrosanct hence my desire for all camps and caucuses to join forces for the common good of the Ajegunle masses. We cannot afford to jeopardize this God given opportunity to save our people from bad governance. Let our loyalty to the Party be reflective in the actions that we take going forward.
It is my sincere desire to represent the interest of the Ajegunle people, I have repeatedly said that while in office by the special grace of God come 2023, everything that belongs to the people will go to the people and here I am repeating it. As you know, I am a man of my words. My tenure will be an all inclusive tenure, bringing accountability to the fore. With my integrity intact, Ajegunle will be placed and recognized in the map of the world.
I remain your humble servant Hon. Francis Barthlomew Chima aka OMOBARCA by the special grace of God the PDP candidate for House of Representatives, Ajeromi Ifelodun Federal Constituency Lagos State.