Delta North Monarchs have sent warm felicitations to the Delta State Governor- Elect and Speaker of the State Assembly,Honourable Sheriff Oborevwori and His Deputy, Hon Monday Onyeme on their electoral victory at the just concluded Governorship and State House of Assembly Elections.
The Monarchs under the aegis of Delta North Traditional Rulers Forum said the victory was not only resounding but well deserved in view of the political events that heralded the General Elections and the keen nature of the Electoral context.
The Monarchs in a 5 point communique read by it’s Chairman and Obi of Owa , Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor 11, charged the Governor-Elect and His Deputy to be magnanimous in victory and urged the losers to accept defeat in good faith in the Spirit of Sportsmanship adding that in all, Deltans and Delta are the real winners.
”We wish to Congratulate the Governor- Elect and his Deputy for a victorious outing in the march 18 election”.
The Monarchs also used the occasion to congratulate other contestants who emerged victorious in the House of Assembly elections urging them to use their good offices to improve on the lots of Deltans.
The revered Delta North Monarchs extolled the qualities of the people of Delta North for standing firm to be counted when it mattered most during the electoral context insisting that the victory of Honourable Oborewori at the polls was an expression of appreciation and love for the Okowa administration which was given added impetus by the people of Delta State.
” We want to specially thank the people of Anioma for rising to the occasion and securing victory for Deltans and we say thank you to our people, from Anioma extraction.”
The Delta North Royal Fathers particularly acknowledged with a sense of satisfaction the outstanding performance of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in managing the affairs of Delta State adding that he had raised the bar in Governance which his successor and Governor – Elect had been prepared adequately to step in to his shoes for the greater good of Delta State and Deltans in particular.
” We are of the firm believe that with Honourable Sheriff Oborevwore at the helm of affairs in Delta State, Deltans will be in for more dividends of Democracy as Senator Okowa has left indelible foot prints in the sands of time”.
The Monarchs also prayed that justice should prevail as Atiku and Okowa seek redress in court over the just concluded presidential election in the country, saying they have faith in the justice system of the country because the votes of the majority of Nigerians should be allowed to count.