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PDP members reject Ibori’s daughter

19 September 2014, 14:05

Asaba - Plans by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in Delta State to draft the most senior child of the ex-governor of the state, James Ibori into next year’s House of Assembly election is causing disaffection among party members in the state.

Atake Ibori is been penciled down as the party’s candidate for the Ethiope Westl Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, NewsDay

Aggrieved members of the party who are not comfortable with the decision on Thursday took their protest to the the palace of the monarch of Oghara Kingdom, Noble Ashemitan and the premises of the Ethiope West Local  Government Secretariat.

They vowed to resist any attempt to impose anyone on the people.

Although, Ibori is still in incarceration in a United Kingdom prison, he is said to be a major power broker and influencer of who gets what in the state.

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