Delta enjoying peace, progress in hard times – Oborevwori 

By Chuks Peter, DELTA

Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, of Delta State today, said that Delta was enjoying peace and progress in hard times despite not borrowing in the one year of his administration. 

Oborevwori said this at the 1st Anniversary thanksgiving service of the 8th Delta State House of Assembly held at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Region 34 Headquarter, Unity Model Parish, Asaba. 

According to him, “God has been faithful in the affairs of the state as people who live outside this state don’t know what we are enjoying, we are enjoying peace and progress. 

“There is also abundance, for us to be in this hard times in Nigeria, Delta State has not borrowed in the last one year. 

“You can see that members of the State House of Assembly are shining and I have told them that whatever other states are doing and we are not doing we will do it for them because they are great partners in the administration of the state”. 

In his remarks, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Emomotimi Guwor said the Assembly was thanking God for His infinite mercy over all the members of the State House of Assembly and for the one year anniversary of the 8th Assembly which was inaugurated June 13, 2023. 

He said; “Governor Oborevwori understands perfectly the workings of the State House of Assembly hence we have enjoyed robust partnership with the Executive. 

“My colleagues respect the leadership of the House and there has been lots of cooperation among members and I thank them for their support and partnership.” 

The Speaker commended Deltans for selecting the best out of the state to represent them in the 8th Assembly, “we received/have 18 bills both Executive and Private member bills out of which nine has been passed and three assented to already.” 

In a Sermon, the Region 34 Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Asaba, Pastor Olufemi Olumide said thanksgiving has the key to open all doors and commended the 8th House of Assembly for appreciating God with a thanksgiving. 

“The 8th Assembly was unique as it represented a new beginning in the affairs of the State legislature, saying the occasion has created accommodation for Christ to be at the centre of the affairs of the State.”

The thanksgiving service was attended by wife of the Governor, Deaconess Tobore Oborevwori, the Deputy Governor, Sir Monday Onyeme, immediate past Deputy Governor, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro, State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Kingsley Esiso, Hon. Thomas Ereyitomi and Hon. Nnamdi Ezechi of the House of Representatives.

Others include State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Theresa Diai, High Chief Tunde Smooth, MD of Tantita Security Services, Chief Keston Pondi, the Orodje of Okpe Kingdom and Chairman Delta State Traditional Rulers Council, HRM Maj-Gen Felix Mujakperuo Orhue I among other dignitaries.

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