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Delta lawmakers pass vote of confidence on leadership

31 May 2016, 21:33

Abuja - Lawmakers of the Delta State House of Assembly have praised Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for fostering unity and promoting good governance in the region.

The lawmakers also passed a vote of confidence on Speaker Monday Igbuya and other principal officers of the House.

This followed a motion moved by the representative of Warri South 11 State Constituency, Dennis Omovie, during proceedings in the legislature on Tuesday.

Omovie commended Governor Okowa for his sterling performance and integrity.

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“Whereas there is no gainsaying that Nigeria and by extension Delta State suffered dangerous drop in her revenue being a mono- driven economy. Whereas there is no correspondent drop in the very high expectations of the citizenry and by extension our various constituents,” said Omovie.

He also praised Okowa, Igbuya and others for strengthening the state’s economy, expanding job opportunities and reducing spending.

“My colleagues, I therefore move that a vote of confidence be passed on this wonderful manager, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and the leadership of this hallowed chambers for their strides and the wonderful leadership they have given Delta State thus far,” Omovie said.

Ayiba Tonye Timi, the member representing Patani Constituency, seconded the motion.

Later, the House unanimously passed a vote of confidence on the governor, speaker and the other principal officers.

- CAJ News


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