10, sept, 2017
The leadeeship of the peoples Democratic party PDP in a last minute move to save the party from eminent defeat in Delta state come 2019 has moved to reconcile the Governor of Delta state Sen.Ifeanyi Okowa with his Boss and Godfather Chief James Onanefe Ibori , the meeting which took place at Oghara was initiated by the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Reconciliation Committee and Executive Governor of Rivers State, Barrister Nyesom Wike on Saturday, Barr Nyesom Wike arrived Oghara Delta State in company of former Acting National Chairman of PDP, Chief Uche Secondus, Sen Lee Maeba, Ambassador Desmond Akawor, Hon Tammy Dagogo, Hon Austin Okpara and his governor colleague, Senator Patrick Okowa .
It would be recalled that Sen Okowa has been having an alleged battle of supremacy with Chief James Ibori for some time now.
Whistle blowers gathered that ahead of Gov Okowa strategy towards victory in 2019 couple with the rising profile of the opposition party in the state he has called on his counterpart in Rivers state who is also the Chairman of PDP national reconciliation Committee to wade into the crisis between both of them.consequent on this a reconciliatory meeting with former governor, James Ibori was called at Oghara,the hometown of Ibori.
Ibori was said to have showered econiums on the Governor of Rivers state during the meeting for his developmental stride in his state without making reference to Okowa own achievements as Governor, it is widely believed that the former Governor is very unhappy about the way the state is being governed by OKOWA and the sufferings Deltans are passing through due to the incompetence of the Okowa led administration.
Details of the meeting is still hazy as at the time of filling this report.