The Centre for Peace, Transparency and Accountability CPTA, on Wednesday, congratulated the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa on his re-election, while applauding the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for conducting a free and credible elections.
In a statement signed by its President, Comrade Patrick Ogheneyero, the group said: “We heartily felicitate with Ifeanyi Okowa on his re-election to office as governor of Delta State of Nigeria.
“A Delta North person, such as you, is a manifestation of fairness and equity, and its evident as your re-election is actually a referendum on your wonderful performance in the last four years.”
Ogheneyero, commending the electoral body INEC, described the elections as a milestone in the country’s democratic development as he termed it the most transparent, free, fair, peaceful and credible elections across the country.
He said: ” We took note of the timely and efficient efforts by INEC to deploy personnel and materials during the election periods, we therefore commend the Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu and his members for their credible and superlative performance.”
The President who also commended Delta Residents for their civil, peaceful and orderly conduct and proving that the will of the people is supreme in a democracy, however urged Okowa to apply same sense of fairness, equity and justice in the next four years.