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Delta@31: Pondi, Asupa, Pullah, Agediga Heartily Rejoice With Gov. Okowa, Deltans; Stake Delta For Greater Tomorrow



Delta State marks its 31st creation anniversary today as some distinguished leaders per excellence from Burutu Local Government Area warmly felicitated with His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, the Executive Governor of Delta State, Barr. Dcn. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, the Deputy Governor, and all Deltans.

The Burutu leaders inclusive of Rt. Hon. Julius Gbabojor Pondi, member representing Burutu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Asupa Peter Forteta, Member of Delta State House of Assembly, Burutu North Constituency, Hon. Ekpotuayerin Pullah, representing Burutu South Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, and Dr. Shedrack Lucky Agediga, Executive Director, Planning, Research and Statistics (PRS), Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), have congratulated the governor and all Deltans on the occasion of the state birth anniversary 31 years ago.

The People’s Voice Ngr learnt that Delta State was created from the defunct Bendel State by the then regime of General Ibrahim Babangida on 27th August 1991 with its capital in Asaba.

Delta State is named after the delta region of the River Niger.


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The leaders who are grassroot political heavyweights and equally doing well for those whom they represent through their offices are using today’s occasion to once agin call on all elected and appointed polical office holders of the state to be upright and deliver on the mandate why the people voted them into power.

In their comments, they said the country is being faced with different pandemics which have virtually affected the states. It’s a trying time for our dear nation and state with pockets of insecurity, rape, kidnap, banditry, and other social vices.

They therefore urged all stakeholders and political leaders to always prioritize the yearnings of the electorate ahead of their personal interests.

They also commended the state governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa for truly being the Ekwueme of Africa who is committed to transforming the state, infrastructurally and otherwise.

“While Gov. Okowa is striving hard to make the state one of the most performing states in the country on projects delivery and human capital development, politicians, elected or appointed should as well strive to build a happy and hunger-free state.


“Delta State is ours and it should be our collective responsibility to make it the state we always want it to be.

“The security nightmare is a duty call for all of us as Deltans to safeguard and report any suspected nefarious activities to the police or any other security agencies.

“The government will do for all of us as citizens what it can in different perspectives but as per security, it’s a responsibility for all to make the state a peaceful one.

“As we celebrate the 31st year creation anniversary of our dear state, we pray God to engrace us with love and unity in synergy to build the state together.

“Congratulations to His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, the Executive Governor of Delta State, The Deputy Governor, Barr. Dcn. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, and all Deltans”, they added.

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