Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has thanked former Governor James Ibori for supporting his re-election in last Saturday’s election in the state.
Okowa took to his Twitter handle to appreciate the former governor, describing him as his leader who has always stood by him.
The governor tweeted:
I want to appreciate my leader, former Governor James Ibori for his encouragement, support and all he has taught me all through these years. pic.twitter.com/pvmCXvzahS
— Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa (@GovIfeanyiOkowa) March 11, 2019
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 contested under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, got 925,274 votes to defeat the All Progressives Congress candidate, Great Ogboru, who garnered, 215,938 votes.