Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner

Okowa, Ibori, Oyovbaire, others restate commitment to zoning of Delta governorship •PDP completes tour of state’s 25 LGAs

By News Express on 02/02/2019

Views: 556


Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Deputy Governor Burutu Otuaro, former Governor James Ibori, elder statesman, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, among other prominent Deltans, on Friday restated their commitment to the re-election of Governor Okowa in line with zoning principles as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) completed campaign tour of the 25 local government areas of the state.

They spoke at a well-attended campaign rally of the PDP held at Owa-Oyibu, Ika North-East Local Government Area, home of the governor.

Okowa expressed gratitude to Deltans for coming out in their large numbers at the campaign rallies, observing that the rotational principle has cemented the bond of unity in the state.

The governor, who largely spoke in Ika Language, stated: “I am happy with the crowd that I am seeing here today; God bless Ika nation, God bless Deltans for this show of solidarity; in our state, no one is talking about any other political party, it is all about the PDP.

“I thank our leaders for the support, in every part of Delta State, we have no fear because, we have agreed on turn-by-turn, zoning has made us to be more patient, happier, more united and living in peace.

“We have agreed as a people that we have done very well in the area of road construction, we have empowered our youths, assisted our women and now, I am more experienced, we have more money and the next four years will be better, we shall triple what we have done; cast your votes for all the candidates of the PDP and protect your votes because, it is democratic to do so.”

Deputy Governor Otuaro thanked Deltans for resolving to zone political offices, assuring that Governor Okowa will do better in the next four years.

Chief James Ibori, also speaking at the rally, said: “We will continue to say it, this is the turn of Anioma, we will support him (Governor Okowa) to complete two terms; all our brothers and sisters in Delta Central should, please, give peace a chance, they should tarry a while for the next four years and support Governor Okowa to complete two terms.

“Mr Governor (Governor Okowa), the Urhobos are solidly behind your second term, you have done very well.”

Others who spoke at the rally include former Minister of Information who is the Chairman of the PDP Campaign Council, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, Director-General of the Campaign Council, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, Prince Sam Obi, and the Chairman of the party in the state, Barr. Kingsley Esiso.

They all observed that Governor Okowa has done very well to earn second term in office and based on the rotation principles of the PDP, Deltans will massively vote for the candidates of the party.

Before the grand finale of the campaign which was also, attended by traditional rulers, Agbor, Ika South local government area of Delta State had played host to the campaign team where Governor Okowa Thanked the people for their support which has led to the execution of projects in the area, assuring them that the next four years will be better.

The governor’s speech received laud ovation from the thousands of Deltans across party lines who were at the rally to appreciate the good works of the governor in the area.

Photo by Jibunor Samuel shows Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (middle); his wife, Dame Edith (2nd right); Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (2nd left); his wife, Engr. (Mrs.) Ebierin (left) and State PDP Chairman, Barr. Kingsley Esiso, during Delta State PDP Governorship Campaign Ika South.

 

Source News Express

Posted 02/02/2019 05:08:56 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Saraki moves against payment of pension to ex-governors...

Borno NSCDC vows to curb use of mega...

Police nab kidnappers during ransom negotiation, rescue victim...

America’s most popular college entrance exam cancelled following...

2019: Politicians pump ‘election dollars’ into economy

Land tussle: Iwaya Community Lagos floors Anglican Church...

THEY LIED AGAINST POPE FRANCIS! —Vatican clears the...

Oyo: Polio immunisation to hold May 6-9

Bloody Easter as gunmen kill 11 worshippers in...

CBN clears the air on Sanusi’s fate •Governor’s...

UN reveals fresh offensive to defeat Boko Haram...

Umahi charges Senior Technical Assistants and Technical Assistants...

 

Latest News UBA’s REDTV to light up #UBAmarketplace 2019 with creative panel sessions, fashion shows, cinema, concert Pandemonium as man falls to death in court Ministerial list: Buhari's strategy to distract Nigerians – Atiku’s spokesman Bandits ambush, kill two NAF personnel Screening of ministerial nominees begins on Wednesday, says Lawan El-Zakzaky: Adesina explains why presidency didn't obey court's order Ministerial list: The 13 ex-ministers who lost out Measles kills six children in Kaduna Ministerial list, a mockery of Buhari’s anti-corruption war – Yakasai House in rowdy session over El-Zakzaky Trump administration moves to end food stamps for 3 million people Anglophone prisoners riot in Cameroon amid separatist crisis

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (511,763 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (432,085 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (374,270 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (317,209 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (283,104 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (247,567 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (239,923 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (225,049 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (221,708 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (209,266 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (188,784 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (187,364 views)

 

NLNG Job Vacancy

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (97) Business & Economy (4,359) Business Verdict (77) Columnists (1,076) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (211) Entertainment (637) Features (781) Global Business Monitor (396) ICT Monitor (54) International (3,742) Interview (194) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (164) Maggie's Blog (346) News (48,995) Opinion (1,293) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,185) Religion (1,053) Sports (2,107) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera