Delta Speaker to APC : Stop building castles in air …Extols Okowa’s performance
The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Monday Igbuya has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) had disappointed Nigerians at home and abroad.
Speaking at the weekend in Asaba, igbuya described Delta as one of the most performing states in the current dispensation.
The speaker who advised the APC leaders in the state to stop building castles in the air declared: “Stop dreaming. APC cannot win in Delta State.
He praised the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for ensuring prudent spending and investing the resources towards development.
“Delta State is moving in the right direction. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has performed well within the meager resources available to the state,” he said.
Igbuya described Okowa as a benchmark for outstanding achievements in the country.
“Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa is a dogged politician imbued with inspiring developmental and intellectual zeal. He remains the measurement of positive leadership, courage, good governance, accountability and performance in the country” he said.
“As speaker and chairman of the House caucus, there was no meeting which the honourable members of the Delta State House of Assembly complained about the performance of the governor. The members are satisfied with the governor’s performance of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa,” he added.
Igbuya who praised Okowa for his high level of transparency and accountability in spite of the dwindling allocation to the states from the federal government.
He attributed the paucity of funds in Delta State to the negative impact of series of oil pipeline bombing by the new militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers.
“Despite the lean purse of the state and the dwindling national economy, Delta State is up to date in its obligations to workers. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa pays priority attention to the welfare of the entire work force in the state by ensuring regular payment to the civil servants.
Furthermore, the peaker thanked Okowa for providing purposeful leadership and promoting the interest of the people and enjoined Deltans at home and abroad to join hands with the governor to develop the state.