By Harrison Akamule
The member representing Amuwo Odofin federal constituency in National Assembly, Hon. Oghene Emma Egoh, has pleaded with the constituents of Bomadi/Patani to re-elect Hon. Nicholas Mutu for the sixth term in order to consolidate his position as the highest ranking member of the House of Representatives.
Hon. Egoh, who spoke during the thanksgiving service for Hon. Mutu’s victory at the Supreme Court, held in Bomadi community, Delta state, emphasized that it would be more beneficial to return Mutu to enable him attract more development to the area.
“Ranking plays a foremost role in the allocation of positions to a legislator in the National Assembly. Hon. Mutu enjoys so much respect among our colleagues in the House and so the constituency needs to encourage him so that he can consolidate his achievement,” Egoh added.
He described Mutu as a voice in the House of Representatives who has contributed to the stability and achievements of the lower chamber, noting that every major decision of the House has had his input.
Also, a former chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP) and leader in the Bomadi/Patani Federal Constituency, Dr Pius Senebe, spoke in the same vein as he stated that Mutu has effectively used his position to attract development which he further described as unmatchable in the history of the Constituency.
Earlier in his testimony, Hon. Mutu expressed gratitude to God for his victory at the Supreme Court and also commended his constituents for staying by him during the trying moments of the pre -election matter.
Mutu said his major concern was to transform the fortunes of his constituency positively, and pledged his commitment to transform the rural setting of the communities to urban centres, which he noted had eluded the area before the advent democratic dispensation.
According to him, what he is today is by the mercy and grace of God, saying that his social contracts with his constituents is to unrelentingly be committed and dedicatedly satisfaction the true desire of the people.