The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya on Sunday reaffirmed his positions on the future of the state.
“The PDP is fully planted everywhere in Delta State. Nothing will threaten Okowa’s re-election in 2019. We will stand by him” he said.
Igbuya who spoke on governorship location in 2019, tenure and other matters at the first anniversary thanksgiving service of the Sixth Assembly released praises and accolades on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
“By the legislative rule, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is the 30th member of the Delta State House of Assembly. He is a miracle working governor. Delta State should count itself as blessed for producing somebody like Okowa. He has performed well under an unfriendly economic situation and will continue to do his good work for the state” he said.
The Speaker commended Okowa for his fatherly support and regular payment of salaries to the workers.
“We will continue to support Governor Okowa and all his programmes aimed at enhancing the wellbeing of people of the state”.
Focusing on stability, unity and economic reforms, Igbuya, a political tactician, said “it is the interest of Delta State for Okowa to continue in office beyond May 2019”
He urged Deltans at home and abroad to continue to pray for Governor Okowa.
He also asked his colleagues to forgive him for past mistakes.
“It is not easy leading 28 brains. Let us continue to work in unity”
The thanksgiving service held at Divine Way Baptist Church, Okpanam Road, Asaba was attended by top government functionaries, industry captains, academics, traditional rulers and others.
EBIRERI HENRY OVIE
CHIEF PRESS SECRETARY TO THE SPEAKER
DELTA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY