Urhobo people solidly behind Okowa till 2023 – Ibori


Chief James Ibori and Governor Ifeanyi OKowa during a rally
Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori has said that the people of Urhobo respect the zoning formular operational in the state and are solidly behind Gov. Ifeanyi OKowa till 2023.
Ibori who spoke at a rally in Owa-Oyibu, Ika North-East local government area, called for all Delta people to embrace peace and good governance by supporting Okowa in his second term bid.
According to the political leader, Okowa had done well and as such deserved a second term.
“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, the Urhobos are solidly behind your second term, you have done very well,” Ibori said.
Okowa Ibori and other PDP leaders in Delta state addressing supporters during a rally
Speaking earlier, Gov. Okowa expressed gratitude to Deltans for coming out in their large numbers for the rallies, observing that the rotational principle has cemented the bond of unity in the state.
The governor who predominantly in Ika language, was quoted as saying: “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.
The rally was part of the tour of the 25 Local Government Areas of the state and was attended by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Deputy Governor Burutu Otuaro, former Governor James Ibori, elder statesman, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, among others.
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 had 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.