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PDP celebrates Okowa's win in Delta State

2015-04-13 22:47
A picture shows presidential campaign posters of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-election for the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan and leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohamma ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has congratulated the governor-elect, Ifeanyi Okowa, saying his victory affirmed the performance and supremacy of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

Sunny Ogefere, the governor's spokesperson, said Uduaghan welcomed the success of the PDP as "a total victory for all Deltans".

He commended the members of the PDP in the State as well as the electorate for renewing their faith and trust in the PDP to pilot the affairs of the State for the next four years.

Also read: PDP's Okowa wins Delta State

He thanked citizens for their peaceful conduct during and after the elections and assured that development strides in the state under Okowa would be rapid, peaceful and progressive.

The governor assured that the transition will be smooth and called on all other political parties that contested the elections to accept defeat, embrace the winner and help to create an atmosphere of peace and development in Delta State.

"My appeal to all Deltans is that we should remain calm and peaceful as we look forward to more dividends of democracy from PDP administration in the state," he said. 

Uduaghan enjoined parties and contestants that were aggrieved to channel their grievances lawfully to the appropriate quarters or approach the elections tribunals for redress rather than take the laws into their hands.

Okowa,  has been declared  the  winner of  the last Saturday's  Delta State governorship  election,  as he polled a total of  724 680 votes  to defeat his  Labour Party Peoples (LP) counterpart,  Great Ogboru  who managed 130 028  votes.

All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor, was third with 67825 votes to come third in the election. 


- CAJ News
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