Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his deputy, Mr Kingsley Otuaro, have been sworn-in to serve their state for the second term in Asaba, the state capital.
The Governor and his deputy won their ticket on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Naija News recalls.
Their oath was administered by the Chief Judge of Delta, Justice Marshall Umukoro, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
Okowa signed the oath at about 10.43 a.m., while his deputy signed earlier at about 10.28 a.m.
They pledged to abide by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and to deliver equitable development to the people of Delta.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the colourful ceremony was witnessed by many prominent citizens of the state, including James Ibori, a former governor of the state.