Ola ‘Kiya, Reporting
DELTA South Senatorial candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Commodore Omatseye Nesiama (retd), has expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the electorate who supported his ambition during campaigns, culminating in Saturday February 25 presidential and National Assembly elections.
Popularly known as #TheCommodoreofHope, Commodore Nesiama, in an Appreciation Message on Wednesday, said, in spite of his loss at the poll, he’s proud of the tremendous progress and positive change he made and inspired together with the people of the district.
The message of appreciation reads in part:
“My dear people of Delta South Senatorial District and supporters of the Hope Restoration Movement,
“I want to express my sincere gratitude to all for the support received during our consultations and campaign for hope which brightened literally every nook and cranny of our beloved senatorial district.
“I am deeply appreciative of the time, energy, and resources that our supporters invested in our shared vision for a better Delta South.
“For those who worked closely with me, I am honored and excited by the passion and dedication put into the tasks given.
“Your support has indeed been invaluable, and I cannot thank you all enough.
“Your unwavering commitment and effort at spreading our message of hope, possibility and accountability to the electorates throughout the period of our consultations and electioneering campaign has made a tremendous impact and helped to elevate our cause to new heights.
“While we may not have achieved our ultimate desire, our undying resolve and collective effort cannot be overemphasized, a big victory for us is the fond memories of the bond shared, times spent together and experiences gained as no doubt the message of the Commodore of Hope would continue to resound in the hearts of well meaning Deltans.
“I am proud of the tremendous progress we made together and the positive change we inspire, which is ‘It is possible to enable fresh possibilities.’
“This could be observed through some of the significant changes that has already come to fore in the just concluded elections. Please do not be down cast nor lose faith.
“We shall continue to work together in other ways to make positive contributions and differences in the development of our dear people and communities.
“Let us remain committed to pushing for a renewed hope, enhanced possibilities and accountability as the bedrock of a better Delta South and by extension our beloved country, Nigeria.
“With utmost gratitude.”
Stonix News reports that Commodore Nesiama lost to Joel-Onowakpo Thomas of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the keenly contested Delta South Senatorial poll.