Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and his deputy, Kingsley Otuaro, took their oath of allegiance to serve the state for another four-year term on Wednesday in Asaba.
Messrs Okowa and Otuaro won their election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Their oath was administered by the Chief Judge of Delta, Marshall Umukoro, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
Mr Okowa signed the oath at about 10.43 a.m., while his deputy signed earlier at about 10.28 a.m.
They pledged to abide by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and to deliver equitable development to the people of Delta.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there was an interdenominational service with prayers for God to direct and give the governor and his deputy wisdom to lead the people.
The colourful ceremony was witnessed by many prominent citizens of the state, including James Ibori, a former governor of the state. (NAN)
Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility
Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.
For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.
By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.
TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...