The James Ibori Political Associates, have cancelled the 54th Birthday celebration of Chief James Onanefe Ibori earlier scheduled for Saturday, 4th August 2012.
The group in a statement Friday signed by its secretary, Olorogun Jaro Egbo said; “we regret to announce the cancellation of all activities planned to mark the 54th birthday anniversary of James Onanefe Ibori due to circumstances beyond our control.
“We appeal to all our invited guests that the decision to cancel the event is as result of the sad loss of our national leader’s brother who died after a brief illness”.
“Our Prayers and indeed that of all well meaning Deltans are with the Ibori family at this period. We enjoined all Deltans and indeed Nigerians to continue to pray to God to strengthen our leader, Chief James Ibori as he matches through this difficult phase of his life.
“We therefore apologize for the inconveniences the cancellation will cost our numerous guests and supporters.”