The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed his deep thanks and gratitude to former Governor James Ibori for supporting him to victory.
Okowa described Ibori as his leader who has always stood by him and taught him through the years
The governor, in a tweet, wrote:
“I want to appreciate my leader, former Governor James Ibori for his encouragement, support and all he has taught me all through these years.”
Continuing, he tweeted, “I also thank the chair of the campaign, Director-General of the campaign and all other members of the campaign council and the directorate for the great job done in not just delivering myself and my deputy, but also delivering two Senators, nine members of the House of Representatives and 26 members of the House Assembly.”
Okowa, who is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, got 925,274 votes to defeat the All Progressives Congress candidate, Great Ogboru, who garnered, 215,938 votes.