Senator Patrick Osakwe, with Chief James Ibori, Rt. Hon. Ochor Ochor with others cutting the birthday cake.
Deputy Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor, joined thousands of Deltans to celebrate with two Chieftains of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the State, Senator Patrick Osakwe and Senator Ighoyota Amori as they marked their birthday anniversaries.
Speaking on Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at the sides of the celebrations, that were held respectively in Benin City, Edo state, and Mosoghar in Delta State, Mr. Ochor described the duo as great political icons, who at different times, helped to build the political spheres in Delta State as well as political followers, who today have been instrumental to the transformation of their immediate environments.
He pointed out that Senator Osakwe as a senator of the federal republic, vigorously pursued the development of the state, especially, the development of Ndokwa land, as he ensured that road infrastructure was built across the entire Ndokwa nation, and other parts of the state and at same time pursued the indivisibility of the PDP family.
“Chief Patrick Osakwe has come a long way, as he has contributed greatly to our dear state, Delta. As a three time senator, he ensured that infrastructure, especially roads are built in Ndokwa land, and the entire Delta North, through the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
“He has been a loyal party man, and has remained focused to the development of the party. He had at different occasions, used his experience, in politics and business to always negotiate for peace among the aggrieved in the party. He is a political and business icon, and I celebrate with him for attaining the age of 71 years”, the Deputy Speaker stated.
Also on the birthday thanksgiving anniversary of Senator Ighoyota Amori, who clocked 67 years on August 8, 2019, the Deputy Speaker described him as an illustrious son of the State and that of the people of Ethiope West as he has been a great source of development to the area, adding that the renowned politician has at intervals attracted different social and economic institutions, which has increased the socio-economic base of the people.
He pointed out that only a great planner, with the dexterity to have a positive change that can do what Chief Amori had done in Delta Politics.
“Today our leader, and political icon in Delta is thanking God for attaining the age of 67; he has shown his love over the years for Delta state, and his immediate constituency. He has always been driven to achieve, and that can be seen in the nooks and crannies of Ethiope West, as his actions in politics have attracted development benefits to his people,” he stated.