Tuesday January 19, 2021 8:35 AM

Council Poll: Aggrieved women storm Delta governor’s office over PDP chairmanship candidate

Some women from Ubulu-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta state have staged a protest ahead of March 6 council poll to reject the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship candidate, Jude Chukwunwike, for the locality.

The protesting women under the aegis of Concerned Women of Aniocha South Local Government Area accused the chairmanship candidate, Chukwunwike of assaulting a 68-year-old grand mother, Patricia Odiaka, in Ubulu-Uku.

They called on the PDP executives to withdraw the chairmanship flag given to Chukwunike.

They also called for his arrested and prosecution, saying that he is not worthy to occupy a political position.

The aggreived women with different placards of various inscriptions, stormed the Government House gate, Asaba where they submitted a protest letter  to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

In the letter, , the protesters said the victim was slapped many times before collapsing on the floor, adding that she was later revived in the hospital.

“Your Excellency, our findings revealed that Chukwunwike is a bully and cannot be entrusted with the position of council chairman, as such position will further empowered him to visit violence on women,” they said in the letter.

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