The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, congratulated Governor Okowa on his victory at the Supreme Court, Abuja.
According to the Speaker, the victory of the Governor at the Supreme Court was well deserved and expressed gratitude to God for making the Governor coming out victorious.
In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, the Speaker said that he was very sure that the Governor was going to pull through at the Supreme Court where he was dragged to by Chief Great Ogboru of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
“I am so happy that the election of His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa was today affirmed by the Supreme Court, Abuja. This is a well deserved victory; it is a sweet victory and we give God the glory for everything,” he said.
He added: “I wish to use this medium to congratulate our Governor, His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on this victory at the Supreme Court, Abuja. The Governor is committed to a ‘Stronger’ Delta State and we should all join hands with him in his determination to give our state the best. This victory at the Supreme Court, Abuja is for all and is a good one for our democracy.”
In the same vein, the Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor said that the imminent justices had only affirmed the decision of the people on the election day, which was the victory of the PDP, and that of the then candidate of the party, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.
Ochor said: “This judgment is affirming the votes of Deltans on the 3rd of March 2019,” adding that what the judgment further means is for stronger, better and a healthier Delta.”
Rt. Hon Ochor congratulated the entire structure of the party in the state, and at the national level, calling on all Deltans to join hands with the Okowa-led state government to move the state forward, and to achieve the dream of a stronger Delta, as the judgment is for Deltans.
He added: “This victory is for the development of the state, irrespective of our differences in politics, and culture, we have to pull our resources and join with the government, with Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as the driver to move forward.”
“I congratulate our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. I congratulate our amiable governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, and most of all, the people and friends of our state as we end a process that was not productive, but a cog to the wheel of development of our state.”