The Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Right Honorable Sheriff Oborevwori, has assured Delta’s of more impactful bills to deepen good governance and sustained development in the state.
Hon Sheriff Oborevwori speaking in an exclusive interview with Assembly Correspondent, Nkem Nwaeke, in Asaba on the 30th anniversary of the creation of the State, Right Honorable Oborevwori said the state legislature would not renege in its core responsibilities.
The Speaker, Right Honorable Sheriff Oborevwori, said celebrating three decades of the creation of Delta State is a thing of joy, as many positive changes had taken place in the state in the last thirty years.
Right Honorable Oborevwori noted that successive governments had ensured that the state moves forward, saying that the uninterrupted democracy in the country since 1999 also added great values to the dreams of the founding fathers for creating the state.
He stated that the present administration is doing very well in terms of infrastructures and human capital development, emphasizing the need for the people to maintain the existing peace and unity in the state.
Right Honorable Sheriff Oborevwori explained that the return of democratic governance granted the legislature the opportunity to perform its constitutional duties of lawmaking, over sighting and representation, stressing that the State House of Assembly has been living up to expectations.
Sheriff Oborevwori stated that the cordial relationship and synergy between the legislative and executive arms of government had helped in the implementation of government policies and programs in the state.
While assuring that the good working relationship would be sustained for the overall interest of the state, the speaker said the State Legislature will continue to enact laws that would have positive impact on the people.
He lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on his administration’s pragmatic approach to youth restiveness, saying that the state government is doing extremely well in that regards, resulting to increased oil production quantum in the state.
Right Honourable Sheriff Oborevwori also extolled the relationship between the state government and traditional institutions, stating that the development has helped in the peace process in the state.
He said the town hall meetings already started by the Governor should be encouraged, as it is very key in looking into the needs and challenges of the people, as well as order of preference.