Delta state Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday swore in 23 chairmen declared as winners of Saturday local government election in the state.
This is coming amidst protest and rejection of the polls by All Progressive Congress (APC), which had call for outright cancellation of all 25 LGAs election and demanded a rerun election across the councils.
However, Governor Okowa while administrating oath of office on the council helmsmen said, “As Council Chairmen, I expect you to continue in the spirit of diligence, transparency, prudent management and accountability that this administration has become known for.
According to him,”The overwhelming victory of our party, the Peoples Democratic Party, at the local government council’s elections over the weekend is ample proof that where there is unity, victory is inevitable.
“We went into the elections as one united, indivisible PDP family and the results are there for us to see today,” he added.
Present at the swearing in held at Government House, Asaba were the Deputy Governor, Kingsley Utuaro, immediate past Governor of the state, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan; former Deputy Governor of the state, Chief Benjamin Elue; Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborovweri, Chief Judge of Delta State, Justice Marshal Umukoro; President, Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Stella Oghenejabor; Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Barr. Kingsley Esiso, traditional rulers among others.
Council Chairmen council sworn in are:
1.Aniocha South: Oseme Chukwugozie
2.Aniocha South: Anwuzia Isaac
3.Bomadi: Williams Angadi
4.Burutu : Agele Godknows
5.Ethiope West: Solomon Golley
6.Ika North East : Victor Ebonka
7.Ika South : Victor Okoh
8.Isoko North: Egbabor Emmanuel
9.Isoko South: Ikpokpo Itiako
10.Ndokwa East: Governor Ameche
11.Ndokwa West: Osakwe Ifeanyichukwu
12.Okpe: Julius Scott Jessa
13.Oshimili North: Louis Ndukwe
14.Oshimili South : Osadebe Uchechukwu Peace
15.Patani: Perez Omoun
16.Sapele : Eugene Inoaghan
17.Udu: Jite Brown
18.Ugheli South : Kofi Richard
19.Ukwuani: Dafe Chukwu
20.Uvwie : Ramson Tega
21.Warri North: Aduge Okorodudu
22.Warri South : Michael Tidi
23.Warri South West: Tuoyo Taiye Duke