Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has congratulated Dr. Ifeanyi
Okowa on his victory at the Monday Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
Dr. Uduaghan in a press statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr.
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
Governor Uduaghan who is 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 no loser, urging them to join
hands with Okowa in positioning the party for victory at the general
“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,” he said.