The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has congratulated Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on his victory at Monday, 8th December, 2014, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries.
Uduaghan, in a press statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Sunny Ogefere, described the victory of Okowa, who polled 406 votes to beat his closest rival, Chief David Edebvie, who scored 299 votes, as well deserving.
Governor Uduaghan, who is the leader of the PDP in the state, charged Okowa to demonstrate the spirit of sportsmanship by quickly extending a hand of fellowship to other contestants.
He also called on the other aspirants to note that the exercise was a family contest where there was no winner or loser, urging them to join hands with Okowa in positioning the party for victory at the general elections.
He said: “Let all faithful members of our great party be reminded that now that a candidate has emerged, it is incumbent on us all to close ranks and work assiduously towards ensuring victory for the PDP in the general elections.
“I must also at this juncture commend the peaceful disposition displayed by all aspirants before and during the primaries. This is a testament to our peace and security agenda in the state.”