Colleagues pass confidence vote on Delta Speaker


Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Delta Speaker.

A vote of confidence has been passed on the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori and the leadership of the Seventh Assembly of the Delta State House of Assembly by the members of the house.

The confidence vote was sequel to a motion moved during plenary yesterday, Tuesday, March 16, 2020 by Hon. Anthony Elekeokwuri (Ika North East), seconded by Hon. Emmanuel Sinebe (Patani) and unanimously adopted.

Opening debate on the motion, Elekeokuri said the motion was based on the achievements of the House under the leadership of Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, stressing that the vote of confidence would spur them to do more for the state legislature.

Elekeokwuri stated that the leadership has done well, maintaining that bills passed in the house have immensely helped the growth of the state with particular reference to the job creation law, which he noted has brought dividends of government to the people.

He commended the training and retraining of members even as he described the House as very stable, noting that the stability of the House is a pointer that the leadership has done well.

In their contributions, members representing Ndokwa West, Charles Emetulu; Aniocha North, Emeka Nwaobi; Warri South West, Emomotimi Guwor; Aniocha South, Austin Chikezie; Warri South I, Austin Uroye; Ethiope West, Erhiatake Ibori-Suenu; Udu, Peter Uviejitobor; Sapele, Felix Anirah; Burutu I, Forteta Asupa; and Isoko South I, Kenneth Ogba, eulogized the Speaker for the magnificent work of his leadership.

They pointed out that the Assembly Complex was now wearing a new look under the leadership of the Speaker, adding that the Legislative Quarters have also been given a face-lift.

The Lawmakers said even new members have never been made to feel they were neophytes, emphasizing that they are at peace to support the motion on behalf of their various constituencies.

The legislators also commended the Speaker for not being carried away by the aura of power, describing him as humble and a competent leader.

Oborevwori thanked the House for the show of love with a promise to continue to improve on the leadership of the House.

He said the explicit vote of confidence passed on the House Leadership was encouraging and assured that he would continue to lead the House by the consensus of majority of members, called for continued support and prayers for the Leadership of the House.

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