Oboro congratulates Okowa on victory at Supreme Court
• urges Ogboru to accept verdict
Delta Central Senatorial Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general elections, Hon. Evelyn Omavowan Oboro has congratulated the Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday’s Supreme Court ruling that validated his election as governor.
Oboro described the apex court’s ruling as an affirmation of the people’s will as expressed through their votes in the 2019 governorship election in the state.
Oboro, in a statement by his Media & Publicity Director, Hon. Sunday Apah, said, “It is a great day for democracy. The highest court in the country has finally settled the controversies surrounding the Delta State governorship election and affirmed Governor Okowa as the true winner of the election.
“Hearty congratulations to my leader, Governor Okowa. A bigger congratulation to the people of Delta State, who are the real winners in the context,” Oboro stated, adding that Okowa would take Delta State to the next level of development and prosperity.
“Our Governor would accelerate the pace of development in the Big Heart state, now that there would be no more unnecessary distraction.
“We seek more support from the people of Delta State for the governor now that all the doubts over his legitimacy have been cleared by the Supreme Court”, she said.
Speaking further, Oboro, who was a former member of the House of Representatives representing Okpe, Sapele & Uvwie Federal Constituency, urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru, to accept the judgment in good faith and support the governor in the task of rebuilding the confidence of Delta State people in the ability of government to meet their aspirations.