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The Former Minister of the Niger Delta, Elder Godsday Orubebe has declared his intention to contest as Governor of Delta State.
Orubebe who was sacked less than a week by President Jonathan made his intention known to the people Saturday.
He said, “As I was driving past the streets of Asaba, I saw some posters with different inscriptions, including the one welcoming me as the next governor of the state.
“I want to let you know that as your humble servant, I will be there for you come 2015”, he said.
Orubebe said that he was in support of Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan’s administration and would work with it to move the state forward.
The former minister, has for long being suspected of nursing a gubernatorial ambition.
He however thanked President Goodluck Jonathan and late President Umaru Yar’Adua for appointing him at different times as minister.
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