By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The Delta State speeker of the House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has commended Deltans for the re-election of Sen, Dr. Author Ifeanyichukwu Okowa as the Delta State Governor and other People Democratic Party (PDP) Candidates in the just concluded 2019 general elections.
The speaker made this speach In his welcome address at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday.
The Speaker congratulated Governor Okowa for his landslide victory and re-election as Governor and hailed Deltans for making this possible.
Oborivwori However said; ”Distinguished colleagues, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you back to plenary from the short break occasioned by the electioneering activities. The elections have come and gone and I therefore wish to thank God Almighty for the peace and success of the conduct of the 2019 general elections in the state.
” Accordingly, I heartily Congratulate His Excellency Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on his landslide victory and re-election as Governor of the state. This is indeed a vote of confidence passed on the Governor by an overwhelming majority of Deltans”.
Rt. Hon Oborevwori also used the opportunity to congratulate members of the House that emerged victorious at the polls, and also prayed for those that are going through challenges with their elections, saying; ” I believe with God on our side, all things are possible”.
Sheriff who said, ” In the same vein, I also Congratulate all the Senators elect, members of the House of Representatives elect and indeed all Assembly members elect on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) in the state. Let me also seize this opportunity to specially thank Deltans for their solidarity and show of love for our great Party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP ) during the general elections. I promise we will never let you down”.
“My dear Colleagues, we are now at the last lap of the Sixth Assembly. I urge us as always to put all hands on deck to ensure that together with the other two Arms of Government, we deliver on our electoral promises to the good people of our dear State. I therefore urge chairmen of Committees who are yet to submit reports on Bills referred to their Committees to turn in such reports to enable the House process them before the end of the Sixth Assembly”, Oborivwori said.
He commended Members of the House for their unwavering support for the leadership of the House, adding;” I thank you most especially for your dedication to the tasks of the Legislature. I wish to extend also my appreciation to Management and Staff of the Assembly for their support to the Leadership and members of the House”.