Sapele leaders give Okowa, Igbuya high marks
Support for the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa mounted on Saturday as prominent Sapele political leaders lauded his leadership qualities, saying he is running a government based on honesty and fairness.
The leaders also praised the Delta State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon Ovwigho Igbuya for his contributions to the development of Sapele.
“The contributions of Rt. Honourable Ovwigho Igbuya to the development of Sapele are impossible to estimate. He has the interests of all in mind” the leaders said.
Seeing Governor Okowa and Rt. Hon Igbuya in a positive light, the leaders in a statement issued by the spokesperson of Sapele Political Forum (SPF), Mr. Michael Ohwoworode said “the PDP government is providing basic infrastructure with a view to stimulating growth and development in the state, particularly Sapele”.
Calling the Rt. Hon Speaker a leader with character, courage and conviction, the leaders said “In Delta State, we have seen hopes maturing to reality. The government has put smiles on the faces of the people by executing programmes that have direct impact in the lives of the people”.
The leaders who described Okowa’s performance as encouraging commended him for creating opportunities for the people and providing meaningful developmental projects across the state as well as ensuring equity and fairness in appointment to political offices.
“Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa appointed Sapele people into key positions of his administration. He is renovating Sapele Technical College. He is desirous of completing the Sapele Market, Sapele Township Stadium and Adeola Road. He is also eager to expand the Sapele – Warri Road and Sapele-Benin Road. Okowa wants to make Delta State stable and prosperous. He is moving with great zeal and vigour to make the difference” they said.
“We have a governor with a listening ear. We have a governor that is committed to the development of the state. We have a governor that is providing responsible, accountable and transparent leadership to the people. He is providing the economic and political leadership that we need” the leaders said.
They further urged Deltans irrespective of tribe, religion or political difference to give full support to Okowa’s administration.
EBIRERI HENRY OVIE