"The recent verdict of the electoral tribunal in its Decision Affirming the Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa as the authentic and duly elected winner of the 2019 general election remains a well-deserved victory".
This statement was contained in a congratulatory letter sent to the governor of Delta state by the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Delta state chapter and that which was signed by its President, Tpl. Paul Akporowho.
The statement put further that Governor Okowa’s victory at the tribunal remains an eloquent testimony of the massive support that was freely given to him by the people of Delta State at the governorship election which took place on March 9th 2019, adding that Deltans voted in that direction and as justification, the tribunal confirms their mandate that was freely given to him.
“It is our prayer as a body representing all statutorily recognised professional Associations in Delta state, that this victory will spur you to increase commitment in the socio-economic, educational, health industrial and infrastructural development of the state”.
“We also earnestly believe that you will not relent as usual in your efforts to ensuring that the best of governance is delivered to Deltans”
“As a professional group that inter-face with the government in ensuring that services are professionally delivered to the teeming masses, we are open to giving high level professional advice and constructive criticism where the need arises”, the statement added.