Okowa Congratulates Delta Speaker, Dep

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Sheriff Oborevwori, Delta State House of Assembly Speaker.

The Delta State House of Assembly Speaker, Sheriff Oborevwori, has been reelected to lead the lawmakers. This is even as Governor Ifeanyi Okowa congratulated the speaker and his deputy.
Oborevwori, representing Okpe Constituency, was elected through a unanimous voice vote by 29 members of the State House of Assembly last Monday.
The House also elected Christopher Ochor Ochor, representing Ukwuani State Constituency as Deputy Speaker against the immediate past Deputy Speaker, Friday Osanebi.
Mwanwhile, Governor Okowa has congratulated both men on their election as speaker and deputy speaker of the 7th Delta State House of Assembly.
Governor Okowa, in a statement in Asaba lauded members of the 7th Assembly for their choice of Sheriff Oborevwori and Ochor as presiding officers of the Assembly, noting that the duo would bring their experience to bear in the House.
The governor also congratulated other members of the House for their victory at the 2019 polls and urged them to bring their extensive knowledge and understanding of law making to the service of the state.
“As governor of our dear state, I promise to give my total support to the House and anything that will be required to ensure that you discharge your responsibilities fully without any inconveniences.”
According to the governor, members should be proud of their emergence to represent their various constituencies from the teeming population and therefore they are duty bound to work for the overall interest of the state.
“Our people have entrusted us with this special mandate with a resounding victory in the last elections, the least we can do for them is to ensure that we make good laws for the good governance, security of lives and property and ensure service to the people for a stronger Delta.
“We need to understand that as representatives of the people, we must always consult with our constituents who sent us to the House and as messengers that we are, it is expected that we return home often to brief them on our representation,” he said