Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Mr Ovuakpoye Evivie on his victory in Saturday’s by-election for Isoko South one Constituency seat in the state House of Assembly.
The Governor also congratulated the People’s Democratic Party, PDP for the outcome of the election.
In a statement on Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the Governor described the victory of Evivie and PDP as well deserved and a confirmation of the party’s dominance in Delta State.
He stated that the people of Isoko South one Constituency across the five Wards in the area through the ballots spoke very lucidly of the choice of Evivie as their representative in the state’s parliament.
The governor, who led members of PDP in the Ward-to-Ward rally prior to the election, remarked that Isoko South people had once again proven their loyalty and commitment to PDP.
He however expressed sadness over the reported killing of a voter in Irri Ward by unknown gunmen and urged security agencies to go after the assailants and bring them to book.