By Blessing Amudo,
The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on his re-election at the just concluded Governorship polls, describing it as a well deserved victory.
Announcing the results on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Asaba, the State Returning Officer, Prof Seth Accra Jaja, of the Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, said Governor Ifeanyi Okowa polled 925,274 to crush Chief Great Ogboru of the APC who scored scored 215,938 to distant second in the election which was held amidst tight security.
In a Press Statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, Rt Hon Oborevwori said the re-election of Governor Okowa never came to him as a surprise, saying that the Governor has performed creditably well in the last four years and deserved to be re-elected.
” Deltans made a clear statement with their votes on March 9, 2019 and voted overwhelmingly for a performing Governor. The re-election of the Governor never came to me as a surprise, he worked hard for it and all over the state, people turned out massively to vote for him as a reward for his hard work in the state”, he said.
He also said that; ” Our Governor campaigned to all parts of the state. His Victory has shown the level of his acceptance by Deltans. His Victory at the polls is well deserved . On behalf of my family and the good people of Okpe State Constituency, I heartily Congratulate our dynamic Governor, His Excellency Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on his re-election as Governor of Delta State. To God be the glory”.