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Delta State Governor elect, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, has said that no ethnic nationality in the state will be neglected by his administration.
The Governor elect who is the Speaker of the State Assembly stated this when he played host to the leadership of Delta State Traditional Ruler Council led by its Chairman and Orodje of Okpe kingdom, retired General Felix Mujakperuo, Orhue the first at his official residence in Asaba, the state capital.
Rt Hon Oborevwori who was full of gratitude on the visit of the traditional rulers and their prayers, said the governorship battle was tough but the support of Deltans was organic.
Expressing gratitude to the Traditional Rulers for believing in him and for pledging to support him to succeed in the task ahead, Rt.Hon Oborevwori said that he will be Governor for all Deltans.
The Speaker said he will listen more and do more for the state, stressing the need for the royal fathers to ensure peace in their kingdoms for good governance of the state.
He stated that no development can thrive in an atmosphere of unrest and rancor and appealed that the peace the out-going administration of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa had enjoyed be extended to him when he assume office come 29 May 2023.
He told the monarchs that his story is like that of David in the Bible, maintaining that as broad minded person he has learnt so much from Dr Okowa including humility.
The Governor elect promised that he will build the Delta State that all desire, stressing that no project would be abandoned during his administration.
Chairman Delta State Traditional Rulers Council, retired Major General Felix Mujakperuo, Orhue 1 , the Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, said the traditional institution in the state know that the Speaker will do well as Governor.
He pledged that traditional rulers in the state will support his policies and programmes as Governor of Delta State, same support they gave to the government of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, who he described as a perfect leader.
The immediate past Chairman of the Council and Obi of Owa kingdom, Dr Emmanuel Efeizomor the second and first Vice Chairman of the Council, Luke Kalanama the eight, the Pere of Akugbene Mein Kingdom, said the Governor-elect has been part and parcel of the royal family and congratulated him for the victory at the poll.
Dr Efeizomor and Kalanama assured Rt Hon Oborevwori that the traditional institution will give him maximum support to deliver in his electioneering promises.
The Royal Fathers disclosed that the council was specific in their prayers for the best candidate to win the governorship election, stressing that he was the best judging from his record as the longest Speaker of the Delta State House Assembly.
They described Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as a child of grace and prayed that same grace be extended to the Governor-elect, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori.
The Second Vice Chairman of the Delta State Traditional Council, Agbogidi Henry Kikachukwu, the Obi of Ubulu Unor Kingdom, the Ovie of Ozoro Kingdom, Anthony Ogbogbo, Ibuka the first and King Obukowho Monday Whiskey, the Ovie of Idjerhe Kingdom, were part of the entourage that visited the Governor-elect who is also the National Deputy Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria.