ASABA-The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the State has made tremendous progress at 26.
Oil-rich Delta State was created August 27, 1991 by former Military President Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida ( IBB ).
Commenting on the 26th anniversary of the State creation, the Speaker rated the State high at 26 and predicted more brighter future for the State and implored Deltans to continue to support the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa so as to enjoy more dividends of democracy in the years ahead.
The Speaker said that; “Our dear Delta State has made tremendous progress in the last 26 years of its creation. Development has spread to all parts of the State and this has reduced the cry of marginalization by communities in the State. The three Senatorial Districts have been transformed in the last 26 years. We have made huge success as a people in these last 26 years of living together. All sectors in the State have been developed fully to the admiration of Deltans”.
While Congratulating Deltans on the 26th anniversary of the State creation, the Speaker urged them to sustain the prevailing peace in all parts of the State.
According to him ;” The strength of Delta State today at 26 years is our Unity and so am using this occasion of our anniversary to implore Deltans to continue to live at peace with one another. We can achieve so many things in the state when we remain united. We cannot afford to fail our founding fathers. We should maintain the existing ethnic harmony in the State as this is the only way to attract more investors to the State”
“As we mark another anniversary of the creation of our state today, August 27, 2017, my assurance to Deltans on behalf of the Delta State House of Assembly, which we all know as the most vibrant House of Assembly in the country is that, we will remain focused, very articulate and we are going to do very well in the days, weeks, months and years ahead. Deltans should expect more robust debates. We will continue to dwell more on people oriented bills and also give adequate attention to our oversight functions and sustain the cordial relationship between the Executive and the Legislature”, the Speaker added.