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Delta 2019: Governor Okowa will complete eight-year tenure – Ibori
Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori yesterday declared that the present governor of the State, Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa would complete an eight-year tenure in the State.
Ibori stated this during the solidarity rally organized in his honour by the Delta Central Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party at Oghara, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.
He stressed that the principles of equity, justice and good conscience demanded that the Urbobos of Delta Central must support Okowa and Delta North to complete their two tenures of eight years so as to enable Urhobo enjoy Delta North support in 2023.
Ibori also stated that the quality results of consolidated politics will be visible for all Deltans to see in 2019, urging PDP members and supporters to rekindle their enthusiasm and hope.
“I am still resting and watching the moment. You shouldn’t worry, don’t panic, there is no trouble.
“I assure you, I will not disappoint you. Que behind Okowa so that Delta North can complete its eight year tenure”, he said.
Ibori also enjoined PDP faithfuls to ignore cheap blackmail and empty political propaganda embarked upon by some frustrated poliical mediocres who were parading themselves as the new messiah of the people.
Meanwhile, several members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, from Ughelli North and Aniocha North Local Government Areas yesterday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Delta State.
Spokesman of the decampees from Ughelli North, Mr David Ughelliyovwe stated that they decided to dump the APC because the party was allegedly being managed by inexperienced politicians, coupled with petty squabbles, infighting and internal corruption.