Delta Lawmakers Pass Vote of Confidence on Gov. Okowa, Speaker



LAWMAKERS of the Delta State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, praised Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Monday Igbuya, speaker, and other principal officers of the House for strengthening the bond of unity, fostering the spirit of oneness, enhancing development and promoting good governance in the state.

The lawmakers also passed a vote of confidence on them followng a motion moved by the representative of Dennis Omovie, Warri South 11 state constituency, during the proceedings in the legislature.

Omovie, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, member, and also the chairman, House Committee on DESOPADEC, commended Governor Okowa for his sterling performance and integrity, pointing out that “there is no gainsaying that Nigeria and by extension Delta State suffered dangerous drop in her revenue being a mono- driven economy but there is no correspondent drop in the very high expectations of the citizenry and by extension our various constituents”.

Specifically, he praised Governor Okowa for representing the interests and the desires of the people.

“We in Delta State can walk tall in the midst of this dangerous paucity of resources because we are blessed with a man who is a wonderful manager. Governor Okowa is managing Delta State as if there is surplus. He is giving to Delta State and Deltans what they expect”.

He also praised Okowa, Igbuya and others for strengthening the state’s economy, expanding job opportunities and reducing spending”

“My colleagues, I therefore move that a vote of confidence be passed on this wonderful manager, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and the leadership of this hallowed chambers for their strides and the wonderful leadership they have given Delta State thus far” he said.

A member of the PDP, Hon Ayiba Tonye Timi, who represents Patani state constituency, seconded the motion.

Later, the House unanimously passed a vote of confidence on the governor, speaker and the other principal officers, according to press release issued by Ebireri Henry Ovie
Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly

—  May 31, 2016 @ 17:10 GMT


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