By G9ija

Sheriff Oborevwori, the Delta State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has picked Monday Onyeme as his running mate for the 2023 general elections.

The PDP confirmed this development in a statement by the state Publicity Secretary, Dr. Ifeanyi Osuoza, in Asaba.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Onyeme, a Chartered Accountant, is the current Executive Chairman of the Delta Board of Internal Revenue.

The statement said: “Delta PDP hereby announces Mr Monday Onyeme, as the deputy governorship candidate and running mate of our party.

“Onyeme was the bursar of the National Open University of Nigeria, a position he held for over nine years before being his appointment as the DBIR boss.

“Above all, he is a loyal, dedicated and true party man, totally committed, well respected and truly beloved in the PDP family.

“He is also a devout Christian and a complete family man and happily married with lovely children.”

The party while congratulating Onyeme, expressed confidence that the PDP would win the 2023 governorship election in the state.