Okowa, wike, others attend Obaseki, Deputy’s swearing-in for 2nd term
The inauguration event was held on Thursday at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, the state capital.
Dignitaries in attendance include governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State; among others.
Governor Obaseki was returned elected after polling the highest number of votes in the keenly-contested poll conducted on Saturday, September 20.
The governor secured 307,955 of the total votes, 84,336 more votes than his closest rival Ize-Iyamu, who got 223, 619 votes.