His Excelency, Senator Ifeanyi, Governor of Delta State, Nigeria arrived to into the warm embrace of Deltans amid tumultuous Welcome , Thursday after emerging as the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.
He arrived the Senotaph at exactly 2.00 pm amid ovation by Deltans and supporters of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)
The puublicity secrtary of the PDP in the state Dr iIfeanyi Osuoza in a statement acknowledged the overwhelming show of love extended the governor by their massive turn out.
The statement read, “Delta PDP is completely awed and overwhelmed by the massive outpouring of love and celebration by Nigerians, which greeted our dear Governor and Leader, Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on his return to Delta State, after emerging as Vice Presidential candidate and running mate to our Presidential candidate, His Excellency, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the joint ticket as our Party’s flag-bearers for the 2023 Presidential election.
“This unparalleled reception is not only a massive testimony of endorsement and acceptance for Governor Okowa’s elevation on the political ladder, by Deltans and Nigerians, but also a huge reflection of the fact that the Vice Presidential position has positively lifted the hopes and expectations of the people’s of Southern Nigeria to anticipate that their desires and aspirations will be on the front burner and of paramount attention in the scheme of things, when the PDP takes over in 2023.
“We want to especially extend our deep and profound gratitude to all Deltans; our youths, women, traders, artisans, professionals, captains of industry, traditional rulers, the clergy, our leaders, chieftains, elders, statesmen, and indeed all residents in Delta State including the Oha n’eze Ndi-Igbo, the Arewa Community, Egbe Omo Odua and our other numerous brothers and sisters, who turned out in their massive numbers to give “Ekwueme” our leader and Governor, a befitting and heroic homecoming reception.
“Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s emergence as the Vice Presidential Candidate and running mate to pair with our Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the PDP joint ticket is, without doubt, one of the best political decisions in favour of Southern Nigeria and acceptance to the rest of the country as it has achieved a satisfactory balance, instead of the lopsided arrangement which some of the major parties will produce.