Declaring her winner, the Returning Officer Pastor Powell Ojogho said ” the 44 votes that were cast, all votes valid.
“I Pastor Powell Tos Ojogho hereby declare Marilyn Okowa as the winner of the House of Assembly, Ika North East primary election.
Earlier in his remarks, the Delta State Resident Electoral Commissioner, (REC) Rev. Monday Udoh-Tom noted that he was there to monitor the exercise.
”Ika North East PDP has only one candidate and we are here to ensure that no variance of any kind.
”Primary election will hold in Delta State as scheduled, President Muhammadu Buhari did reverse the electoral law as been speculated on social media. The rumors could not be traced to any authentic source” he said.
Also speaking, Marilyn Okowa-Daramola appreciated the leadership of the party.
“I consider this a great privilege, I will put to bear the experience I have gathered from the several roles I have played in my previous offices in the state”
“I promise not to disappoint the people of Ika North East, my agenda is to put the people first and that I will do” she stated.