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Tambuwal, Wike, Okowa, Ibori hold discreet meeting in Asaba

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state, Wednesday played host to governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, barely three days after the National Convention of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

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Also present with them in Asaba was the former governor of Delta state, Chief James Ibori who was not present at the PDP convention.

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Chief Ibori made a surprise showing at the Cenotaph, venue of the products exhibition by beneficiaries of the skills acquisition programmes of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration in Delta State.

Government sources believed that the governors coming together in Asaba cannot be unconnected to discreet political permutations in the build up to 2019.

Earlier in the day, the governor of Rivers State, Barr. Nyesom Wike had commissioned a road constructed by Okowa administration.

Speaking during the exhibition former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori said: "I am pleased that you have invited me. My duty is to pray for you. The day Deltans voted for you, they did so with the confidence that you will deliver, and you are delivering.

"I am a Deltan, and I do have a voice on matters that bother on the peace and progress of Delta State. I may be watching from the sidelines, I want to say again that you (Okowa) are doing well. At the end of your eight-year tenure, Delta will be better for it. Your Excellency, we are solidly behind you", he added.

 

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