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Delta Council Polls: How They Plotted To Assassinate Some Of Us – APC Chieftain

Delta Council Polls: How They Plotted To Assassinate Some Of Us – APC Chieftain

NEWS, POLITICS
  A chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ughelli North and 2019 House of Assembly hopeful, Olorogun Christopher Obiuwevbi Ominimini has alleged that some political forces in Delta state had plan to assassinate APC chieftains a night to the Ughelli North rerun election. According to him, some undisclosed political forces allegedly sent suspected hired assassins after him and others within Ughelli North eve of the council election which APC had earlier pull out of. He said that unknown gunmen who invaded his house at about 2:am tried to pull his gate down but left after they couldn't gain access into the compound. Ominimini however dismissed claims from some quarters that those who stormed his house were policemen, insisting that the invaders came with intentio...
Governor Okowa Swears-in 23 Newly Elected Delta Council Chairmen

Governor Okowa Swears-in 23 Newly Elected Delta Council Chairmen

NEWS, POLITICS
  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 amp...