A former Governorship Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Cairo Ojougboh has requested the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ifeanyi Okowa to withdraw from the race days earlier than the election. According to him, it was higher for Governor Okowa not to search reelection to keep away from the embarrassing defeat awaiting him on this Saturday’s governorship election within the state.
Ojougboh, who’s a kinsman of Okowa, said this on Monday whereas talking with newsmen in Asaba throughout President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘thank you visit’ and a city corridor assembly with conventional rulers within the state on the PTI Conference Centre, Effurun, Uvwie LGA of Delta State.
He mentioned, “I can see a state of affairs the place Governor Okowa will withdraw as a result of he is aware of that he’s not going to win the election. “I’ll advise him as my brother that there isn’t any want to proceed to contest so that we are going to not shame him. He (Okowa) ought to withdraw honourably as a result of his defeat would be the speak of the city. Speaking on the disaster within the Delta APC forward of the election, Ojougboh said,
“Anybody with grievances ought to pocket it for now and let’s ship our governorship candidate, Chief Great Ogboru for the election, and be sure that may even win the required seats within the Delta State House of Assembly.
“The President wouldn’t be blissful that Delta State will probably be in opposition. That is why we’re encouraging Deltans to do the needful and enter the mainstream of the Nigeria’s politics as an alternative of playing around with small opposition events that can quickly fizzle out into skinny air in Nigeria.