The Deputy Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Ocho Christopher Ocho, has assured Deltans of more dividends of democracy in the state.
Speaking in an interview at Asaba, the Deputy Speaker said five years of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State have witnessed unprecedented development.
Rt Hon Ocho Ocho attributed the success story of the Okowa’s administration in the state to the governor’s drive for good governance and excellence.
He noted that the nickname “Road Master” that the governor is popularly called was not just a name, but the result of strides recorded by the administration in road infrastructure, even in riverine communities.
The Deputy Speaker while thanking Deltans for their support, called for their sustained support to Dr Okowa and his led government.
Also speaking, the Majority Whip of the House and member representing Ika South Constituency, Hon Festus Okoh, said there is no local government area in the state that has not witnessed the development strides of the Okowa’s administration.
Hon Okoh stated that despite the economic recession and the advent of COVID-19 pandemic, the governor never stopped in initiating programmes geared towards enhancing quality of lives and infrastructure in the state.
The lawmaker expressed optimism of greater development in the years ahead.
For his part, the Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts and member representing Ika North-East Constituency, Hon Anthony Elekeokuri, described the five years of the Okowa’s government as fantastic.
Hon Elekeokuri said the primary purpose of government is basically welfare of the people and security, noting that the governor has done well in the two areas, particularly poverty reduction.
The lawmaker urged Deltans to remain resolute in their confidence and prayers to Okowa and his led government, even as he commended the people for their unflinching support.
At the federal level and five years of Buhari’s administration, Hon Elekeokuri enjoined the President to open up the economy as a central government for greater development.