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The governor of Delta State ,Senator Ifeanyi Okowa today refused to comment on his relationship with the former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori.
Speaking at interactive session with journalists in Asaba, Okowa said he had had private discussions with Ibori and would not allow that to be subject of media speculations.
The governor maintained that he would not be drawn into the argument whether Ibori has joined the APC or not.
On the defection of some members of the PDP to the APC, Okowa said that PDP was not bothered with that ,adding that some APC members were equally working for the victory of PDP in the March 18 Governorship and House of Assembly elections.


On whether the PDP Governorship candidate , Hon Sheriff Oborevwori was the popular choice of the party, Okowa answered that Oborevwori won a free and fair primary even though some members might not be happy with the choice.
The governor stated that in democracy, majority will carry the day and people should live with that.
He said he was very optimistic that Oborevwori shall win the March 18 Governorship election.
On his non partication of last week PDP protest rally to INEC office in Abuja, Okowa said he got the notice of that protest late and it was not possible for him to make it
He also disclosed that he explained everything to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, adding that there was no rift in the PDP Presidential ticket.
He maintained that he remained a committed member of the party.
The press interactive session was part of the inauguration of the New Press Centre in Government House, Asaba.


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