Following the arrival of the former Delta state governor and ex-convict James Ibori, many Nigerians crowded the Osubi Airport in Delta state to welcome him.
Also at the airport were numerous politicians who in their excited waited for the arrival of Ibori at the airport.
Also at the airport were live musical bands, performing artists at various strategic locations in the state, billboards with various inscriptions like: “Welcome Home” were also erected in the state.
Below is a list of names of the politicians who welcomed Ibori at the airport:
1. Ibori’s political adviser Chief Ighoyota Amori, who visited him in London soon after his release,
2. Secretary to the state government, Festus Agas,
3. Honorable Alphonsus Ojo,
4. Sheriff Oberovwori,
5. Chief Pius Ovbije,
6. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nicholas Azinge,
7. Managing director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Chief Williams Makinde,
8. Chief Lovette Idisi,
9. Austin Ayemidejor and
10. Mrs. Philomena Oyarone.