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Delta Governor Hails Wike's Victory, Says Power Truly Belongs To The People

By Kenneth Orusi, The Nigerian Voice, Asaba
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Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated his Rivers State counterpart, Dr. Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, on his re-election for a second term as Governor of Rivers State.

Okowa in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, in Asaba on Wednesday said indeed in a true democracy, power truly belongs to the people.

"Although the Rivers State Governorship Election took a long and tortuouse time, at the end the will of the people prevailed and I must thank the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for doing the right thing in ensuring that the true results that emanated from the units were duly collated".

He commended the people of Rivers State for their unflinching loyalty and support for the PDP assuring that Governor Wike will deliver more projects for the people in his second tenure.

"On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I congratulate my dear brother and colleague, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike on his well deserved victory in the just concluded Rivers State Governorship Election. I also congratulate our great party the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Rivers State and all our teeming supporters nationwide for this well deserved victory.

"From the margin of victory it is safe to say that power indeed belongs to the people and they decide whom to freely give it to," he concluded.