Otuaro distances self from those asking Atiku to nominate him as running mate
The Deputy Governor of Delta State, Deacon Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, has distanced himself from a group calling on the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to nominate him as his running mate.
The Deputy Governor, in a statement on Sunday issued on his behalf by Pastor Arex Akemotubo, Director Media and Publicity of the KBO Campaign Organization, stated that the said statement by the Southern Nigeria Liberation Movement was issued without his knowledge.
He, therefore, calls on members of the public to completely disregard the statement.
He further stated that his main focus as the Deputy Governor of Delta State is to support His Excellency, the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, to finish strong politically and in the provision of infrastructures for Delta State.
The Deputy Governor also stated that he has no connection whatsoever with the group called Southern Nigeria Liberation Movement and called on mischief makers to steer clear.
It will be recalled that the deputy governor contested the last governorship primary under the PDP which was won by Speaker Sheriff Oborevwori.