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Byline: Francis Oshodi
WHEN the people of Delta North go out to vote on April 9,2011 in the shifted National Assembly election, the image and stature of Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Prince Nwoko of Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) stand head and shoulder above the other contenders and pretenders in the race for Delta North Senatorial seat.
The implosion in PDP has given the people the alternative and choice of perspective. It has energized the opposition and made the democratic process robust.
Certainly, the era of "carry go," politics that we have seen in the past 12 years, is over as the citizens have become active in trying to assert themselves and their sovereignty in their choice of who should represent them and their interest as well as manage their destiny.
The freedom of choice is crucial in this analysis because we have seen a situation where candidates for elective offices in Delta State have been selected from the United Arab Emirate, by the power cabal that emerged in Delta State in 1999 and its sole interest is the perpetuation of …