DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed confidence that he’ll emerge victorious within the governorship polls held today (09/03/19).
Governor Okowa adorning white lengthy sleeve shirt, white trouser, white face cap and black footwear was accompanied to the voting centre by his spouse, Dame Edith and his kids who voted in numerous polling items Ward 2, Omi Primary School, Owa-Alero, Ika North-East native authorities space of Delta State.
The governor in a chat with information males shortly after casting his votes at Unit three at precisely 8.40 am, said, “by the grace of God, I’ll emerge victorious; I’ve partnered with Deltans, I’ve labored with them, and by God’s grace, lots of them will vote for me.”
“The solely factor we’re doing is to make sure that those that deliberate to make use of thugs to disrupt the elections might be dealt with by the safety businesses as a result of, apart plans to disrupt the elections, it could be a no contest scenario,” Governor Okowa who was beaming with assured smile stated.
He continued, “to date, the electoral course of is peaceable, and we pray to God that it stays peaceable; people are popping out of their giant numbers to solid their votes, lots of votes have been solid already even if it’s nonetheless very early within the day; we hope that the voting course of stays peaceable throughout the state.”
On his evaluation of the elections, the governor stated, “I imagine the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has carried out effectively, the whole lot seems to be working effectively, however, the day is simply beginning and naturally, we’re nonetheless perfecting our system however, the very best factor is the effectiveness of the response to deal with any problem as they happen by the INEC officers.”
“INEC did effectively to deploy lots of youth corpers at every polling unit, that has made the job straightforward as they help themselves, we are able to see that there’s a lot of help to one another,” Governor Okowa asserted, expressing hope that such could be replicated throughout the state.
Those spoken to on the election venue, disclosed that voting commenced at precisely Eight am.