Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP who emerged victorious in the just concluded National Assembly elections in the State.
Governor Okowa said he was not surprised by the victory of the party candidates because the PDP had entrenched itself as a grassroots party.
He said that the PDP had initiated people-oriented programmes and policies as well as life impacting projects geared towards building a stronger Delta.
He however, advised the candidates and other PDP members not to rest on their oars as there was still the governorship elections to be pursued.
“On behalf of the government and people of Delta State i will like to congratulate our victorious party members on their successful election into the National Assembly.
“The successes recorded by our party were we garnered two Senate Seats and nine Federal House of Representatives seats is an indication that our party is still very much in touch with the grassroots in Delta State.
“In the last twenty years of our leadership in the State, we have made tremendous impact in providing well needed infrastructure as well as people orientated policies and programmes for the good of Deltans” he said.
The Governor appreciated the people of Delta State for coming out en-mass to cast their votes.