Delta 2023: PDP clears Oborevwori, Edevbie, Gbagi nine others

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David Edevbie, Sheriff Oborevwori and Kenneth Gbagi.

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship Screening Committee in the South-South geopolitical zone, headed by Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, on Sunday, cleared all 12 aspirants from Delta State, who appeared before it in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.

Those cleared by the committee, according to an insider, included Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori; former Minister of State for Education,
Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi; Deputy Governor of the State, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro, former Delta State Commissioner for Finance, Olorogun David Edevbie and former Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Urban Development, Olorogun Fred Majemite.

Also cleared were: Senator James Manager, representing Delta South, former Delta State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Peter Adogbejire Mrakpor (SAN); Deacon Chris Iyovwaye; erstwhile Delta lawmaker, Chief Ejaife Odebala, former Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Mr Onajefe-Gift Bright Edejewhro; Mr. Lucky Ohworode Idike and Chief Abel Oghenevo Esievo.

All the 12 cleared aspirants were issued with provisional clearance certificates to participate in the May 12 gubernatorial primary election to elect the PDP standard bearer in the 2023 general election.

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