MONDAY Igbuya, speaker Delta State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, February 2, described the Supreme Court judgement upholding the election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as brilliant and straightforward.
He also said Governor Okowa’s victory at the apex court was well deserved as “it is the will of a democratic majority”.
Igbuya in a statement issued in Abuja said Okowa’s victory at the Supreme Court should be seen as “historic”
He described Governor Okowa’s victory in the April 11, 2015 governorship election as a testimony of his recognition and his immense ability and contributions to the state.
“One was not in doubt that you would emerge the winner at the apex court”, he said.
The Speaker acknowledged Okowa’s dogged commitment to the development and unity of the state.
He praised the governor for translating his campaign promises into concrete verifiable imperatives.
He also praised him for transforming the state to a cohesive, modern wealth creation enterprise.
“Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa is providing service oriented leadership to the people. He is directing the energies of the youths to creative and constructive channels. He is making Delta State politically vibrant and ethnically united,” he said.
Igbuya, a man that will never violate the norms of good governance, progressive leadership, integrity and credibility, also promised to rise to his constitutional and public duties.
“The Delta State House of Assembly will give His Excellency, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa the needed support to move the state forward” he said.
An elated Igbuya appealed to Great Ogboru and O’tega Emerhor to join Governor Okowa in developing the state.
He expressed appreciation to the people of the State for electing Okowa, urging them to key- into the S.M.A.R.T agenda of the current administration, adding: “Let us work toward a better and greater Delta State”.
— Feb 3, 2016 @ 12:20 GMT