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PDP Guber Primaries: Edevbie, Manager, Mrakpor React, As Oborevwori Wins In Delta

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By Daniel Dafe

Olorogun David Edevbie, James Manager and Dr. Peter Mrakpor SAN have reacted after Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly clinched the gubernatorial of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta.

According to results announced, while Oborevwori polled 590 votes, Edvevbie, Manager and Mrakoor garnered 113, 83 and 9 votes respectively.

Reacting to the outcome of the primaries in a statement, Edevbie said: “Though the result was unfavourable, I am humbled by the immense goodwill shown to me across the entire State. I thank all Deltans and members of our Party, particularly the youth, for your enthusiasm and support through the process.”

Continuing, he said: “We are driven by the vision and a strong passion for the development of our dear State, and we remain encouraged that most Deltans share in this vision.

“Though several unsavoury factors came into play in our politics, particularly over the last few months, we remain steadfast in our aspiration for a modernised Delta to be bequeathed to the next generation.”

Meanwhile, Senator representing Delta South Senatorial District, has thanked his teeming-supporters, and well-wishers for standing and identifying with him during the whole process.

ALSO READ: 2023: Delta PDP Congratulates Oborevwori, Other Candidates After Successful Primaries

“Finally, I wish to particularly thank my brother and wonderful friend, H.E Senator Ifeanyi Okowa for all he has done for, and with me. Yesterday has come and gone, Today is with us and tomorrow is yet to come. God bless Delta and her People,” his statement said.

Mrakpor on his part, while also thanking his supporters, for what he said was “the massive show of love, financial support, sacrifices, and show of solidarity throughout the process,” said: “I assure you all that we will do better as we grow together politically for this was not a loss to us, but we should see the outcome as an encouragement to learn and do more as we grow and wax stronger politically and as one big family.”

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